David Lynn Lathrop

19 November, 19469 June, 2021

David Lynn Lathrop was born on November 19, 1946 and passed away on June 9, 2021 and is under the care of Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home.

Graveside Service will be held on June 29, 2021 at 11:00 am at Marysville Cemetery, 8801 State Ave, Marysville, WA.

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  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, 29 June , 2021


David Lynn Lathrop

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Rene Lathrop

5 August 2021

Dad was intensely honest and forthright.. I made slushies when I was a kid. I switched the salt and sugar and they were nasty. I gave one to dad to try expecting him to say they were good-but knowing they weren't. Dad made a face and said, "Well, sprout, you won't be a chef." Then he took me to get a slurpee. "They make it so we don't have to." That memory is dad.

Dad was extraordinarily funny. We were driving around town, we see a woman bent over in her yard, rear in the air. "Good time for a beebee gun. Target practice." That memory is dad.

Dad was insanely giving. Waiting in the Wendy's drive through, we see a homeless man with a sign. I said something derogatory that someone else had said once. Dad said, "We don't know what he's been through." Dad bought him a biggie meal and made me walk it to him. That memory is dad.

Dad was the king of empathy. My strongest memory from childhood was when I was crying over some stupid boy to dad. I looked over and he was crying too. I said, "Dad, why are you crying?" He said, "When you hurt. I hurt." That memory is dad.

Love you always.

Tamra Youngblut

17 June 2021

One of my favorite quotes that dad would say to me after quite a few times of the same mistakes or bad choices...

"Well, if you keep on doing what you always done, you're always gonna get what you got... and what is that? -- define insanity Tami. --- Thank you dad for always having so much faith that I would adventually figure it out.

Another one... When I couldn't find something I was looking for...
"Look with your eyes open dear" --- also very helpful -- If you know my dad.... that would make you smile.

I sure miss my dad... every Friday on my way to work checking in... Saturdays meals out and scrabble. Stopping by for prayer and a hug.. all of those little and not so little things.

Connie Sims

13 June 2021

Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.