David Langhout, born January 2, 1939 to Elmer (Bud) Langhout and Sylvia (Sally) Langhout in St. Paul, MN passed away on January 6, 2021 in Sparks, NV. In 1945, David, along with his parents and siblings moved to Bemidji, MN where he attended Central Elementary and Bemidji High School graduating in 1959. On July 31, 1959, he married Alida (Penny) Helen Masterson to whom he remained married for 62 years and had three children: Christie Ann (1960), David Alan (1962) and Debra Kay (1964). In 1960, David and Alida moved to California where he earned his Federal Communication Radio & Telephone License. He eventually moved to Northern California where he worked for Pacific Gas & Electric Company as a Communication Technician. In 1977, David and Penny moved to Red Wing, MN where they owned and operated Cableview Communications until they sold it in 1981 and moved to Sacramento, California. Upon his return to California, he and Penny owned two other Cable TV systems before permanently retiring to Fernley, NV. David had a passion for working on cars and flying airplanes and helicopters, earning both his fixed wing and helicopter licenses. He and Penny flew as volunteers for the California Civil Air Patrol in the mid 1980’s. David was proud of his daughter Christie and her Varsity athletics, son Alan for his service in the Marine Corps and his daughter Debbie for her career as a Nurse…Semper Fidelis! David is survived by his wife Alida (Penny); children David Alan Langhout (wife Linda) and Debra Kay Lamson (husband Matt); grandchildren Nicole Benson, Joseph Cavalier, Michelle Benson, Ben Langhout, Jon Langhout, Amanda Lamson, Matthew Lamson and Brian Lamson; Sister Carol Rude (husband Bob); 5 great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Elmer (Bud) Langhout, mother Sylvia (Sally) Langhout, daughter Christie Ann Cavalier, son-in-law Sam Cavalier, and brother Jon (Buddy) Langhout. A graveside service will be on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Greenwood Cemetery in Bemidji, MN.
Feb. 15, 1929 – Feb. 22, 2021THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. – Fern