David Lee Titler was born in Hartley, IA, the son of Ronald & Karen (Alger) Titler on January 30, 1973. David was baptized at the Everly United Methodist Church and later became a member. David attended grade school and high school in Everly, IA, graduating from Clay Central-Everly High School in 1991. David was involved in multiple sports and activities and won the State of Iowa 100 meter dash in track in the spring of 1990. He attended Northwest Area Community College for carpentry. David served in the National Guard for 6 years. He was assigned to the Spencer Unit, then transferred to the Sibley unit. He was activated for the floods of 1993.
On August 20, 1994, he married Amy Pals at the United Methodist Church in Sanborn. They lived in Sheldon and he worked for Rozenboom’s. They moved to St. Louis, MO in 1999 and he continued to work in carpentry and construction.
David moved back to Everly in 2010 and was forced to retire due to his illness. He was cared for by his mother up to the day of his passing, on August 23, 2021. David was a lifetime Iowa Hawkeye football fan. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
David is survived by his children: Jordyn Titler and Jonathan Titler of St. Louis, MO; mother, Karen Titler of Everly; brothers: Michael (Trisha) Titler of Newton, IA, Thomas (Mayra) Titler of Montclair, VA; brother-in-law, Todd Youngberg of Albert City, IA; nephews: Matthew Titler, Joshua Titler, Ethan Titler, and Noah Titler; step nephew, Anthony Hughes; great step niece, Lilly Hughes; aunt, Marva (Doug) Neighbor; other relatives and friends.
David is preceded in death by his father, Ronald; infant brother, Robert Jay; sister, Rhonda Youngberg, and grandparents.