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Obituary for David Raymond Cole Sr.

David Raymond Cole Sr. “Big Daddy”, age 78, formerly from St. Paul Minnesota, passed away suddenly at home in Oakdale Minnesota on August, 21st 2022.

Dave had a passion for golf, he loved his classic cars & going to the casino.

David is proceeded in death by Mother Anne, Father Clarence Cole Sr. Brother Clarence Jr. Brother Eugene, Baby sister Darlene, Ray Salaba, Brother-in-law Lee Trent, Nephew Sgt, James Allen Mottaz,

Dave is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Barbara Cole; daughter, Shelly (Joe) Kolstad; son, Dave (Lisa) Cole Jr.; sister’s, Carole Cole & Barb Salaba. Dave is also survived by his in-law’s, Tom & Jean Walters, Terry & Marlene Walters, Doug & Roxy Walters, 1st Sgt, Tim Walters & Penny Walters, Debra & Hank DelCastillo, Pam Walters, Patty & Dave Johnson; 6 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and great nephews & nieces; along with many golf friends.

My Big Daddy will be missed dearly by all who loved him. Rest In Paradise my Love, our love is forever.

A Celebration of life for Dave will be held on Friday, September 2, 2022 from 1:00 PM till 4:00 PM at Keller Lake golf course (2166 Maplewood Dr., Maplewood, MN 55109).

Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home. Online condolence can be made at