February 16, 1946 - October 19, 2013
David Frank Potyraj, age 67 of Dallas passed away on October 19, 2013. David was born on February 16, 1946 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to the late Anthony and Elizabeth Jewett Potyraj. He graduated from Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School in 1964 and then went on to graduate from Michigan State University in 1968, where he received a Masters of Business Administration in 1969. He married Marilou Miedzielec on March 31, 1967 and she preceded him in death in 1995. David was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He loved the water and diving, achieving dive master status over the last several years. He also possessed an enthusiasm for fitness and dancing, in particular the Texas Swing. He is survived by his son, Timothy Potyraj and wife, Robin of Plano, son, Todd Potyraj, and daughter, Tracy Myers and husband, Mark of Monroe, Ohio; grandchildren, Macey, Matthew, Nathan, and Lindsey; brother, Daniel Potyraj and wife, Judy of Grand Rapids, Michigan; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and a host of friends. A Rosary service will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at ARIA Memorial Chapel in Dallas. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at All Saints Catholic Church located at 5231 Meadowcreek Drive, Dallas, Texas 75248. He will be laid to rest beside his wife at 2:00 P.M. At Restland Memorial Park and Cemetery in Dallas. If desired memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252