March 26, 1947 - March 2, 2017


David Francis Metzger, age 69, St. Augusta, MN, died Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House, St. Augusta, MN.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be on hour prior to the service at the church on 11:00 AM. Interment will be in Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

David was born March 26, 1947 in Langdon, ND to Arthur J. and Julia M. (Hell) Metzger. He married Susan Wilhelm on August 9, 1969 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, St. Cloud, MN. He was employed as a machinist. In his youth, David served as an altar boy and was a Boy Scout. David enjoyed woodworking, deer hunting and traveling for pleasure and work, including Switzerland, Germany, England, China, Mexico and numerous states.

Survivors include his wife, Susan Metzger of St. Augusta, MN; son, Eric (Lori) Metzger of Monticello, MN; grandchildren, Landon and Eva Metzger; brothers, Everett Metzger of Montello, WI; Jerry (Cheryl) Metzger of St. Cloud, MN; sisters, Audrey Pokela of Coon Rapids, MN; Sylvia (Jerry) Thomas of Baxter, MN; and brother-in-law, Don Budnick of Springbrook, WI.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Grace Budnick.