David W. Minden 1954 - 2009 Lawrence
Shawnee — Services for David W. Minden, 54, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. today at Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee.Mr. Minden died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.He was born March 14, 1954, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Ralph and Bertha Simancik Minden.He graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School in 1972. He graduated from Kansas University in 1977. He worked for B.F. Ascher Pharmaceuticals.He was preceded in death by his parents and his stepmother, Elizabeth Minden.Survivors include his wife, Kathy Minden; a son, Brandt; a brother, Gary J., McLouth; two nieces, Anne and Arielle Laue-Minden; and several stepbrothers and a stepsister.The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to Autism Speaks, 5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2250, Los Angeles, CA 90036.Online condolences may be sent at amosfamily.com.