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David Kolseth

May 2, 1929 — December 11, 2023


David “Dave” Allen Kolseth, age 94, of Mechanicsburg, and formerly of Baltimore, died on Monday, December 11, 2023.  Dave was born on Thursday, May 2, 1929, in Baltimore.  Dave was the widower of Virginia S. (Orth) Kolseth, who passed away on March 29, 2012.  In addition to his parents and wife, Dave is preceded in death by his son, Allen R. Garey; and his brother, Jack Kolseth.


Dave’s survivors include his daughter in law, Lois Ann (Carraway) Garey of Lutherville, MD; his two grandchildren: Thomas David Garey and his wife, Kimiyo, of Towson, MD, Carol Loanne Garey and her significant other, Steve, of Elkridge, MD; his two great-grandchildren: Daniel Fournier, Michael Fournier; and his two great great grandchildren: Everleigh Fournier, and Madelyn Fournier.


Dave’s family will be remembering his life privately.  Interment will be at the family’s convenience.  Cremation was private.


Dave’s family has entrusted his care to Buhrig Funeral & Cremation in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Dave’s full obituary, offer condolences and sympathy, share stories and memories, upload photographs and videos, light a candle and sign his official guest book by visiting

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