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September 27, 2020

7/17/2020 7:29:00 AM
David J. Newman

David John "Moonshine Dave" Newman, age 67, of Princeton, formerly of Buck Lake in Rhinelander, died peacefully on Monday, July 13, 2020, at his home.

He was born July 24, 1952, in Rhinelander, the son of Robert and Irene Javenkowski Newman.

Moonshine Dave attended Rhinelander High School. On June 15, 1974, he was united in marriage to Marilyn Klaver in Green Lake County. Moonshine Dave was a semi driver for Lawent Iron & Metal, Flash Trucking and Kopplin & Kinas Co., Inc. He enjoyed the outdoors hunting deer and ducks, spending time at his cabin, scuba diving, reading westerns and loved his dogs.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; two daughters, Amy (John) Hanninen and Becky (Kwong Liu) Newman; three grandchildren, Matthew, Skyler and Amadalyn; one brother, Richard (Joan) Newman; three brothers-in-law; four sisters-in-law; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Judith.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Barbola Funeral Chapel of Berlin. Anyone wishing to send a sympathy card to the family, please mail card to Barbola Funeral Chapel, c/o David Newman, PO Box 201, Berlin, WI 54923. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Article comment by: wILLIAM RODD

i usedto visit dexter musson on my many trips to see him at his home on buck lake love Bill Rodd

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