David V. Dionne, age 53, passed away on August 8, 2023. He was a resident of Monument, Colorado for 19 years after spending 9 years in San Diego, California. David was born November 26, 1969, to James and Thayis (Vincent) Dionne in Kenosha, Wisconsin. On September 8, 2001, he married Kristin Peterson in Pala, California.
David graduated Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, Colorado and earned a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. He held several positions with Cal-America’s Floral Wholesale in Vista, California before following his dream of being an aviator. He did his flight training at ATP in Riverside, California where he earned both private and commercial licenses. He was an instructor at Montgomery Airfield and held the distinction of Gold Seal Flight Instructor, leading to roles at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the United States Air Force Academy.
In 2008, he became a Geospatial Technician with Boeing in Centennial, Colorado. David was a member of Saint Peter Catholic Church in Monument, Country Club at Woodmoor, and Theta Delta Chi fraternity.
David was a Certified Colorado Master Angler, hunter, golfer, amateur photographer, and enthusiastic world traveler. He excelled in numerous sports including hockey, baseball, golf, and skiing. He was a student of history and religious traditions, was perfecting the art of smoking meats and cheeses, and enjoyed watching the wildlife in his backyard throughout the year.
David is survived by his loving wife, Kristin; daughter, Anna; parents: James and Thayis; brother, Steven; and a loving extended family.
Services are scheduled on August 25, 2023, at 11 AM at Saint Peter Catholic Church in Monument, preceded by a Vigil Rosary at 10:30 AM.
Memorials in David’s name may be made to Knights of Columbus at 55 Jefferson Street, Monument, Colorado 80132.