David Myrle Halpin
David Myrle Halpin, age 66, of Merrill, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 9 in his home surrounded by family. David was born on Nov. 22, 1953 in Merton, Wis.
David graduated from the University of Wisconsin Platteville. He worked for 36 years as a Youth Counselor at Lincoln Hills School. David was passionate for helping young people in need.
David married the love of his life, Maureen (Hyde) on Sept. 29, 1979. David was a wonderful family man who enjoyed many outdoors activities, including fishing and golfing.
David is survived by his wife Maureen and his son Marcus (Andrea Greer), Brookfield. His mother, Darlene (Hales) Wallschlager, Hartland, and sisters: Barbara George, Evansville; Becky (Mike) Beck, Waunakee; Ann (Marty) Franke, Hartland; and brother, Mike (Mary Pavlick) Halpin, Waupaca; sister-in-law, Mary Ellen (Joe) Hyde-Vilcek, Rhinelander; and brothers-in-law: Laurence (Mary) Hyde, Luxemborg; and Mathew Carlson, Rhinelander; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by fathers, Donald Halpin and Lester Wallschlager; mother-in-law, Mary Ellen Carlson; and brother-in-law, Paul George.
Visitation for David was held from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 at Waid Funeral Home. David’s family recognized that those who would normally attend a funeral might not have done so in the current COVID-19 situation. Social distancing was observed at the visitation and those in attendance were asked to wear a mask.
Waid Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Merrill assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences are encouraged and may be made at www.waidfuneral.com.