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David Alson Newman – April 26, 2017

Monday, May 15th, 2017


David Alson Newman

David (Dave) Alson Newman passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

David was born at his grandmother’s home in Reno, NV on January 24, 1941. David grew up in Susanville, CA.  After graduating from Lassen High School, he went on to obtain a degree in Engineering.

In 1965 David started his engineering career with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Department, where he worked on many of the roads and trails people still use today.  He retired after 33 years in 1998.

David enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, and camping.  He enjoyed spending time with family and friends most of all.  He was a member of the Lassen High School Alumni Association, where he was able to see old friends and make new ones.

David is preceded in death by his wife of 43 years Antoinette (Andy) Newman, parents Alson and Louise Newman of Susanville, CA his brother Howard Newman and his wife Alice Newman of Sacramento, CA.

He is survived by his son Randy Newman of Susanville, his daughter Maryann Kiar, her husband Wesley Kiar and their two sons Kaleb and Kevin Kiar of Janesville, along with multiple nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life BBQ will be held 11:00am Saturday, June 24, 2017 at his home located at 698-910 Susan Hills Dr.

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