David L. Powers
David L. Powers, 63 of Columbus, WI and formally of Madison, WI and Hibbing, MN. God called him home unexpectedly on March 21, 2016. He graduated in 1971 from Hibbing, MN within a few weeks was off to San Diego, CA for basic training for the Navy. He served time in Vietnam. After returning from his duty in the service he was a lead in the Powers Band, mostly were family members. In 1976 he became a Proud Dad of his daughter Jennifer. Managed the Hibbing Motel, attended the Community College for 2 years. Transferred to UW Superior, WI then onto UW Madison where he earned his degree as a Dr. of Philosophy in 1991. In Madison he owned, operated a therapy office for 10 years. He moved to Columbus, worked for Equity for a short time. Then started his own business Powers Maintenance until his declining health in 2008. Dave enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers, deer hunting, watching sci-fi, horror movies & playing guitar. He loved to cook, being a jokester. Jack of all trades, Master of all. Survived by soul mate Cindy Lou Randall, her daughter Jan (Dustin, Terrence, Afton) Rosenbaum, His father James (Janice) Powers, Brother Pete (Dede,) Powers, Daughters; Anissa (Ryleigh, Brennen) Rusch, Jennifer Rebholz, Son; Scotty (Maryam, Gabriel, Aidan, and Ryan), His loving fur babies Cuddles, Bear. Several special cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by; his mother Lois (Connoy) Powers, Dan & Shirley Randall, His long time cuddle baby Ginger Lee. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., with visitation beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Friday, April 1, 2016 at FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH, Columbus followed by military honors. Rev. Robert Moberg will officiate. Inurnment will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Town of Fountain Prairie at a later date.