David F. Potts of Alma Center passed away March 1, 2023. He was born April 25, 1958, in Black River Falls, WI, to John B. Potts and Betty A Dalby. He lived many places growing up, but loved the Duluth and Bayfield area best, where he could be sailing.

     David met Dorothy in 1993, married in 1995, and shared 29 very happy years together. They full-time RV’d for several years and then settled down doing their woodworking side by side.

     David was a man of many trades; to list a few of his tasks over the years: working on the ski hills, at the boat harbor, semi-truck driver, police officer, MP in the army, motel and restaurant manager, hotel auditor, excavator owner and operator, storm chaser, private investigator, work camper and airline worker.

     David is preceded in death by his father and mother; daughter Kaylah Sadie Potts; and his paternal and maternal grandparents.

     He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; children Lawrence Jensen of Altoona, Tricia Jensen of Eau Claire, Kimberlee Potts; granddaughter Kaitlyn Jo and Baby Jenson; one brother, Jeff Potts of Duluth, MN; and nieces and nephews Danielle, Eric, Rachel and Zack. 

     The Torgerson Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the family, 715-284-4321.

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Black River Falls, WI 54615

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