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David Michael VonSande

February 20, 1940 ~ August 31, 2018 (age 78)

Watson-North Funeral Home is honored to be of service to the family of Mr. David Michael Von Sande, age 78, of Manchester, TN.  Mr. VonSande passed from this life on August 31, 2018. A native of Chicago, Illinois and former resident of Tinley Park, he worked as a tool and die maker until he moved to Estill Springs, Tennessee. Mr. VonSande and his wife, Helen lived there for 35 years, and ran a small farm prior to moving to Manchester, TN in 2015.

David was preceded in death by his father, Herman Von Sande; mother, Edith (Placek) Von Sande; brother, Lawrence Von Sande; sister, Martha McClintock and grandson Dustin Tidwell.

David is survived by his wife of 51 years Helen Von Sande; daughter, Pamela Locke (Gil); stepdaughter, Kathy Dockins (Dickie); stepson Gene Tidwell, three grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Tuesday, September 4th from 12-3 pm at Watson North Funeral Home in Winchester. The funeral service will be conducted from the Roy B. Watson Chapel at 3:00 pm. Interment will follow at Watson-North Memorial Park with friends and family serving as pallbearers. Online condolences may be shared at


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