David Christian Juon, 62, of Waterloo, IA, died at his home Friday, January 8, following a heart attack. He was born August 5, 1947, in Des Moines, son of Elmer and Anna Darnell Juon. He graduated from North Polk High School in 1965 and Iowa State University in 1972 with a degree in English, Speech, and Broadcast Journalism.
He married Sharon Dunker on September 7, 1968 in Peoria, IL. Dave served in the US Army 1968-1970. He started as Public Affairs Director of WHBF TV Station in Rock Island and then joined John Deere in November 1973 in human resources, currently working as Supervisor of the John Deere Regional Training Center in Waterloo.
Dave was a member of the Waterloo School Board for six years and currently chair of the Community Education Advisory Committee; past chair of the Waterloo Civil Service Commission; a Deacon, Elder, choir member and chair of the Music and Worship Committee at Westminster Presbyterian Church; member of Spokesmen Club; Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors; past president of the Black Hawk County Iowa State University Alumni Club; and Audubon Neighborhood Association Board.
He was awarded the Service Key from ISU Club of Black Hawk County and Dave and Sharon were named Parents of the Year from the West High Athletic Boosters Club.
Dave was very active in his community and within his church, but he especially enjoyed being with his family…and being Iowa State fans. He loved fishing!
He is survived by his wife Sharon of Waterloo; daughter Jennifer Emily Juon of Denver, Colorado; daughter Lindsay Christine Holt and her husband Alan of Indianapolis, Indiana; mother Anna Juon of Madrid, Iowa; brother Ken Juon and his wife Sarah of Rhinelander, Wisconsin; sister Connie Duling and her husband Carl of Madrid; four nephews and three nieces.
Dave was preceded in death by his father.