David Grainger Chenoweth

Date of Birth

July 7, 1941

Date of Death

November 28, 2022

City of Death

Santa Barbara

David Grainger Chenoweth was born on July 3, 1941 in Santa Monica to Wilbur and Louise Chenoweth. He was one of four children: Justy, Michael, and his twin sister, Joanie. He met his wife, Day Day Bonner when he was 8 years old and she was 7, at the Hartsook Inn in the California Redwoods. He went on to graduate in business from theUniversity of Nebraska (always a dedicated Cornhusker). He and Day Day eventually married on July 6, 1968 and were married for 54 years. They happily raised five children: Mike, Joe, Anne, Steven, and Peter. He also loved his eight grandchildren: Adam, Kathryn, Ellie, Meg, Gwen, Flynn, Aubrey, and Ascher. He lived an incredible life filled with family gatherings and traditions, trips with the kids and grandkids, and traveling the world with Day Day. He was dearly loved and will be missed. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Fr. Virgil Cordano Center.


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