David Lee Rosenbaum, 83, of Pontiac, formerly of Normal, passed away at 3:25 a.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Evenglow Lodge in Pontiac.
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Pontiac with Rev. Tom Goodell officiating. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. at Mound Cemetery in Bradford.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home, Pontiac, has charge of arrangements.
David was born March 2, 1935, in Peoria to Leo and Virginia (Hall) Rosenbaum. He married Phyllis Ewing in Bradford in 1955. She passed away in 1993. David married Paula Trainor Lehmann in 1997. She survives in Pontiac.
Also surviving are his children, Alan (Helen) Rosenbaum of Wyoming, Douglas (Sandy) Rosenbaum of Normal, George (Kathleen) Rosenbaum of Hudson, Beth (Kevin) Hauskins of Chicago; brother, Church (Joyce) Rosenbaum of Bradford; grandchildren, Cole and Chad Rosenbaum, Weston, Zachary and Olivia Rosenbaum, Tanner and Marissa Rosenbaum, and Grant, Kyle and Will Hauskins.
His parents also preceded him in death.
David attended Bradford Grade School, graduated from Bradford High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University. He was a food inspector for the State of Illinois until his retirement in 1999. He also taught science for three years at Roanoke-Benson Junior High School.
David was a past member of the Pontiac Elks Lodge and Pontiac Rotary. He liked to travel. His favorite trip was to Israel to see the sites of the Holy Land. He sponsored a foreign exchange student from Belgium. David liked to keep up with all the football games he could.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Pontiac. He enjoyed his Bible study groups.
Memorials may be made to Evenglow Inn, Evenglow Lodge and the First United Methodist Church, all in Pontiac.
Online condolences may be left at www.duffyfuneralhome.com.