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David J. Henderson

DAVID J. HENDERSON David J. Henderson took his last ride on Sunday September 12, 2010. He loved riding motorcycles on the Midwest plains or in the mountains. Lake Koocanusa, Montana was a favorite spot. Sailing was another passion. He was a watch captain on 'Thirsty Tiger'A' and just completed his 35th year in the Chicago to Mackinac Race. Dorcas Valade was his other love. They have shared life for the last 14 years and have traveled around the states, often by motorcycle. David was born on July 29, 1947 in Joliet. David is well known in the Joliet area as an entrepreneur in the Commercial Real Estate community. Employed at Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell. Member of the National Assoc. of Realtors, Illinois Assoc. of Realtors and Three River'?s Assoc. of Realtors and former member of the Joliet Rotary Club. He is survived by Dorcas Valade; her son Patrick (Marian) Logan; a sister Barbara (Jim) Gudmundson; brothers Bruce (Paula) Henderson, Scott (Jody) Henderson and Jim Henderson. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral Services will be held Saturday September 18, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m. Memorials may be made to Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center of Will-Grundy Counties, Inc. 212 Barney Dr., Joliet, IL 60435.

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Dorcas My sincerest sympathy and prayers go out to you. Michelle

September 17, 2010 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2011 12:00 AM

Dorcas I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. You and your family will be in my prayers

September 17, 2010 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2011 12:00 AM

DORCAS SO SORRY TO SEE THE OBIT....I WENT TO SCHOOL WITH DAVE AND DIDN'T REALIZE YOU WERE WITH HIM...ITS BEEN A LONG TIME BUT PLEASE KNOW I AM THINKING ABOUT YOU AND PATRICK AND PLEASE ACCEPT MY SYMPATHY.. LOVE KAREN

September 16, 2010 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2011 12:00 AM

It was a joyful experience for me to visit with Dave last Summer in his beautiful country near Joliet. He and Dorcas were wonderful hosts. It's a memory that I will always treasure! Doug

September 15, 2010 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2011 12:00 AM

Dorcas Although we have only been business associates my heart and prayers go out to you and your family. God bless you moving forward.

September 15, 2010 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2011 12:00 AM

Dorcas-We extend our sympathy to you with the loss of David the love of your life. We count ourselves truly blessed to have known David. We are praying for you and your family. With all our love-Carl and Beth

September 15, 2010 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2011 12:00 AM

Dorcas so sorry for your loss

September 15, 2010 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2011 12:00 AM

Dorcas sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

September 15, 2010 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2011 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss Docas and family. Praying that you will able to focus on fond memories. David was a great guy. All our love Alan & Cassie.

September 15, 2010 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2011 12:00 AM

RIP David - save us a spot :) We will miss you in LaCrosse my friend.

September 14, 2010 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2011 12:00 AM

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