David Stanley Northenscold

1948 - 2014

DAVID STANLEY NORTHENSCOLD began his final journey on 19 June 2014. He was the second son of Stanley and Doris Northenscold born on 11 August 1948 in Santa Barbara, California, where he lived most of his life.

He started his own flooring business, California Carpet Company, in Goleta out of the back of his pickup a year or so after serving in Korea in the U.S. Army. David began a loving relationship with Dorothy (Libbey) Northenscold in 1971, becoming an integral part of the family when they were married in 1978. He enjoyed camping, fishing, boating, skiing, hiking, bottle digging, history and travel; visiting Australia, Spain, Africa, the Caribbean Islands, Alaska and Hawaii. His lust for adventure and his respect for culture as well as his kindness, generosity, sense of humor and strong work ethic made him an outstanding example to his grandchildren.

He is survived by is parents Stanley and Doris (Drongeson) Northenscold, brothers Mike, Mark and Ken as well as nieces, Kristen Beilstein and Kathy Mackrell; step-children Mike (Mary) , Gary (Mary) , Craig Gensler and Cheryl (Ken) Rossman; grandchildren Celine Colby, Marie, Michelle, Daniel, Kristen Gensler, Jared and Jessica Rossman; great-grandchildren Farrah, Rowan, Aria Colby and Samuel Gensler.

A Celebration of his Life will take place at Stow Park in Goleta at 1:00p.m.. Saturday, 28 June 2014. In lieu of flowers friends may remember the Santa Barbara Cancer Foundation.


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