Obituary: Dr. David Nelson Widmer
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Dr. David Nelson Widmer
BRUNSWICK – David Nelson Widmer, 88, died peacefully in his household on Dec. 7, 2022.
He was born in Lebanon, Ky., on Nov. six, 1934, to Marguerite
Jeanneret and Nelson David Widmer. He graduated from Lebanon Large University, Centre Faculty and The College of Louisville Dental School.
He was proud of serving in the United States Military, to start with as an enlisted man in Kentucky and then as a captain in the Army Dental Corps at Tripler Military Medical center and Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.
Whilst in Hawaii, he satisfied his spouse, Lois, to whom he was married for 57
years. Immediately after leaving the Army in 1966, they moved to Brunswick exactly where he recognized his very own dental exercise and became an energetic member of the community. He was a founding co-president of the Merrymeeting Dental Culture and served phrases as president of both of those the Maine Chapter of the Academy of Normal Dentistry and the New England Dental Modern society. He also served on the board of the Brunswick Place Scholar Assist Fund, and was a member of Brunswick Rotary.
David loved relatives, gardening, songs, oceans, traveling, songbirds, dogs,
sunsets, trains, yodeling, accumulating the family all around a fondue pot, and
homebrewing. He had an in depth information of the human overall body and took an active part in troubleshooting and handling his individual and his family’s wellness.
David was a personal pilot, discovering peace in the open up skies previously mentioned
Merrymeeting Bay and the midcoast. He relished the fellowship of other
pilots as a member of the Flight Time Flying Club. Yet another supply of great pleasure for David was singing and taking part in new music. For a lot of a long time he sang with The Choral Artwork Society in Portland and was a faithful member of the choir at Very first Parish Church, the place he served as Chairman of the Music Committee for a lot of several years. He enjoyed playing the trombone and piano.
David was extremely very pleased of his Swiss heritage. He savored acquiring the family members together and lighting bottle rockets in the backyard to celebrate Swiss Day every single August very first. He manufactured a number of outings to Switzerland, 1 was with his loved ones as a teen, and a person was with Lois and their children, paying time with family and checking out his household roots. His last journey was with a team of close friends with whom he and Lois traveled widely.
He is survived by Lois son, Glen and his wife, Kim, and their two sons, Isaac and Ruben son, Brian and his daughter Acacia daughter, Margaret “Meg” Terwilliger and her partner Jolyon and their two sons, Luca and Liam brother-in-law and very good good friend, Ken Blanchard and his wife Kay and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his loving sister, Marie Louise Pallansch and her
spouse Bob in 2020.
There will be a assistance of Thanksgiving and Remembrance on Jan. 21,
2023, at 11 a.m. at 1st Parish Church in Brunswick. Services is obtainable by using livestream a backlink can be identified at firstparish.internet.
Donations in his identify could be produced to the
Audio Endowment Fund of Initial Parish Church
and to the
Dr. David Widmer
Award Fund, c/o BASAF
P.O. Box 867
Brunswick, ME 04011
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