David L. Simmons, Army Vietnam War Veteran, age 77 of Lockport. Formerly of Brookfield, at rest, May 22, 2014. Beloved husband of Donna nee Trinco. Loving father of Christopher, Julie (George) Suffi and Laurie (Tom Baranko) Cunningham. Dear grandfather of Jonathon Suffi, Katie and Brodie Cunningham and Sydney Baranko. His trusted canine companion Shane. Funeral Wednesday 10:30 am at RICHARD J MODELL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 12641 W. 143rd St., Homer Glen. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to T.L.C. Animal Shelter appreciated. Visitation Tues. 3 pm to 9 pm.
Born in Oak Park and raised in Berwyn, Dave served in the U.S. Army during the 1960s. A pioneer in computers, he became director of patient care systems at LUMC, retiring in 2001. An auto enthusiast since his early teens and member of the Dust Jockeys Car Club in his 20s, Dave spent his sunset years frequenting local car shows with a multitude of cars.