David Wayne Pease, 89, of Barnes, Wis., died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Hayward Area Memorial Hospital, in Hayward, Wis. A memorial service will be held at the Barnes Community Church on County Hwy N at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 with a visitation at 10 a.m. and lunch to follow. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Barnes Area Historical Association or to the Barnes VFW. Hayward Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences for the family may be left online at www.bratley-nelsonchapels.com.

David Wayne Pease, 89, of Barnes, Wis., died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Hayward Area Memorial Hospital, in Hayward, Wis. A memorial service will be held at the Barnes Community Church on County Hwy N at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 with a visitation at 10 a.m. and lunch to follow. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Barnes Area Historical Association or to the Barnes VFW. Hayward Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences for the family may be left online at www.bratley-nelsonchapels.com.

David was born May 22, 1928, in Barnes, the son of Lucius and Elizabeth (Peterson) Pease. He was united in marriage to Carol Eleanor Williams on June 9, 1957, in Thomson.

David proudly served his country in the Army Corps of Engineers in Germany during the Korean War. He taught high school science in Geneseo for more than 30 years. His father started the Pease Resort in 1916, and David spent much of his time working on it until he and Carol took over full-time after retiring from teaching. He was proud to be a Boy Scout leader and an active member of the Barnes VFW. He was instrumental in forming the Barnes Area Historical Association and helping to get the museum open in 2016. He served on the Barnes Township Board and on several town committees, including the Aquatic Invasive Species Committee where he helped protect the lakes he grew up loving. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and reading. Faith was an important part of David’s life, and he sang with the church choirs in both Barnes and Geneseo.

He is survived by his children, Paula Greenspan, of Barnes; Wayne Pease, of Anchorage, Alaska; and Sally Pease, of Barnes; four grandchildren, Trevor, Eddie, Joseph and Wayne Jr.; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Carol; and three brothers, Herbert, Walter “Bud” and Peter Pease.