David "Dave" Nick Kuipers
March 25, 1935 - November 29, 2022
Obituary For David "Dave" Nick Kuipers
It is with deep sadness that we share with you the passing of our beloved father, David (“Dave”) Nick Kuipers (Born: March 25, 1935). Dave passed peacefully in the loving care of several of his children on Tuesday, November 29, 2022.
Born and raised in Yakima Washington, Dave attended the University of Washington and was a Veteran of the Korean War. Dave was a talented athlete excelling in downhill snow skiing, motorcycle riding, and just about any sport or activity he put his mind on and attention to.
Creative and artistic Dave was able to translate his natural skills and talents into his love of flight and his passion for building and flying remote-control airplanes. Dave also had a great love of architecture and building. He was passionate about both residential and commercial building and construction. This passion carried into his long career which spanned many decades and included custom new home building and remodeling, commercial new construction, and remodeling, building custom sailboats, and land development.
Dave was one of 8 children, having 6 sisters and 1 brother. Dave is preceded in death by his father, his mother, his brother, and 5 of his 6 sisters. Dave is survived by his one remaining sister, Grace Ramírez, his 6 children: Kim Kuipers, Kamille Hottinger, Kory Kuipers, Kari Kuipers, Kolby Kuipers(Zoey ) and Kristin Pirisino along with his 5 grandchildren: David Pirisino, Judah Pirisino, Moshe Pirisino, Phineas Pirisino, and Zinnia Pirisino.
Memorial Service will be held on January 10, 2023, at 11:00 am, with reception immediately following:
Cady Cremation and Funeral Services
8418 South 222nd Street
Kent, WA 98031
Honor Guard Burial to be held on January 10, 2023, at 2:00pm:
Tahoma National Cemetery
18600 SE 240 th Street
Kent, WA 98042
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