David Wallace Quamme, the son of Wallace R. and Laveila E. (Madetzke) Quamme was born in Buffalo Center, Iowa on June 7, 1959, He grew up in Rake and graduated from Rake High School in 1977. He was Baptized and Confirmed at the Zion Lutheran Church in Rake. After high school, he began his lifelong farming career. He first farmed with his dad and later with his brother Daniel.
He grew corn and soybeans and in his earlier years, they fed livestock. David enjoyed dogs, especially white German Shepherds, going for coffee and out to eat, and he also enjoyed being a machine operator. He loved living the farm life.
David died Monday, September 13, 2021, at his home on the farm near Rake. He was 62.
He is survived by his brother, Daniel (Debra) Quamme of Buffalo Center; sister, Linda (Bob) Harms of Overland Park, KS; nieces and nephews, Jennifer (Alex) Alger, David D. Quamme, Rick Harms, and Jody Harms, and many cousins and friends. David was preceded in death by his parents.