David J. Henderson

July 29, 1947 ~ September 12, 2010 (age 63)


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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