David Osterhout Obituary

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David E Osterhout

September 21, 1939 - January 23, 2014
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Washington, DC, on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014. He was 74. David grew up in the zinc smelting town of Palmerton, PA, where, as a shifty point guard, he helped lead his high school basketball team to the Pennsylvania state championship game in 1956. David went on to graduate from Dartmouth College, in the class of 1961, later attaining his law degree from the University of Minnesota. While working on Capitol Hill for Congressman Dan Flood, he met his future wife, Susan, on a double blind date. After over a decade of courtship, they married and had two children, Jacob and Jeannette, whom he loved dearly. David will forever be...
Washington, DC, on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014. He was 74.

David grew up in the zinc smelting town of Palmerton, PA, where, as a shifty point guard, he helped lead his high school basketball team to the Pennsylvania state championship game in 1956. David went on to graduate from Dartmouth College, in the class of 1961, later attaining his law degree from the University of Minnesota.

While working on Capitol Hill for Congressman Dan Flood, he met his future wife, Susan, on a double blind date. After over a decade of courtship, they married and had two children, Jacob and Jeannette, whom he loved dearly.
David will forever be remembered as a great cook, a voracious reader, a modern art lover, a student of the game of basketball, and a passionate storyteller.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Tannenbaum, their two children, Jacob and Jeannette, and their spouses, Dr. Vanessa Ng and Santiago Martinez Govela. David was the brother-in-law of Jeanne Tannenbaum, Sigmund and Ellen Tannenbaum, Nancy Tannenbaum, and John Becton.

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, January 26, 2014 at the Greensboro Hebrew Cemetery, Greensboro, NC

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to AYUDA Inc (ayudainc.net), the Dartmouth Class of 1961 Legacy Fund (Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College,Hanover, NH 03755), and Food and Friends (foodandfriends.org).

On line condolences may be made at www.haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com

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