Obituary of David E. Mustonen
David “Dave” Mustonen residing in Eagan, MN passed away on Saturday, August 13th, 2022 at 9:05am after a courageous year long battle with CML Leukemia.
Dave was born on Oct 2nd, 1952, and grew up in Minneapolis, MN. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1970. He went to the U of MN Crookston and got his pilot’s license, before working many years at Ray N Welters Heating Co as a truck driver and managing the delivery department. He spent many summers at the cabin in Siren, WI. Dave loved cars especially his 442 and 2001 Camaro but his favorite was his newest acquisition a 1966 Delta 4 Speed. His favorite saying was “I’ve always wanted one of them”. He loved going to the Engine shop and to Fitz’s to hang out with the guys and could talk for hours about classic cars with other enthusiasts. He was also a WWII aficionado. Dave enjoyed watching NASCAR Races and drinking whiskey Coke.
Dave was survived by his girlfriend Helena Mason; Ex-wife Sherry Larson; Sons Aaron Mustonen, Tony Mustonen (Kato); and Daughter Teisha Coyour (Nick); his Sister Laura Smith (Eric); Stepdaughter Terra Larson and Stepson Patrick Larson; Granddaughters Kayla Lumsden, Madison Zeise, Chloe Larson, Isabel Villarreal, Hayli Coyour, Kairi Coyour, and Dakotah Larson; his Nephews John Stevens (Christina) and Matt Stevens (Mimi); and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Lauri and Marliss Mustonen.
A Memorial Service will be held at River Heights Vineyard Church, 6070 Cahill Ave., Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076 on Saturday, August 27th, 2022 at 10:30am.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of David Mustonen, please visit Tribute Store