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David F Itzenhauser

April 30, 1927 ~ November 20, 2017 (age 90)


David Itzenhauser, 90, of Porterville, passed away in Porterville on Monday, November 20, 2017. He was born in Porterville on April 30, 1927, attended Roche Elementary School, Bartlett Middle School, Porterville High School, and Porterville College. After spending two years (1945-46) in the Army, he earned his teaching credential and Masters Degree at Fresno State College. He taught two years at Burton School before being employed with the Porterville School District in 1953 where he worked an elementary school teacher, principal, and Director of Compensatory Education, for 35 years. David then spent 23 years as a Consultant with the California School Administrators (ACSA), and was elected to the Elementary School District Board of Trustees in 1994 and to the Porterville Unified School Board District of Trustees in 1998, serving on the boards for 18 years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Exchange Club, American Legion, and Ambassador with the Chamber of Commerce. He loved his church, Grand Avenue UM, and he served in many positions there; Sunday School Superintendent, delegate to Annual Conference, and many committee positions. He was always interested in and concerned about what was happening in the church. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Maxine; his son, John (and wife Selina) and grandchildren, Jonathan, Julia, Nicholas and Vincent of Monterey; his daughter, Diane of Los Osos; nieces Brenda (Kattenhorn) Green and Joan (Kattenhorn) Brown; and nephew, David Meier, He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Katie Itzenhauser; his sisters, Violet Kattenhorn and Pauline Meier; and nephew Rodney Meier. A memorial service will be held at the Grand Avenue United Methodist Church, 776 W. Grand Avenue, Porterville on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 10 AM. Pastor Tom Buratovich will officiate. Interment will be private and held at a later date. Instead of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Grand Avenue United Methodist Church or your favorite charity. Porterville Funeral and Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements.


Funeral services for David Itzenhauser will be Monday, 10:00am at Grand Avenue United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at the church and burial will be private. David was a long-time trustee on the Porterville Unified School District. During his tenure, the District built Granite Hills High School and Santa Fe Elementary. He will be greatly missed. Please feel free to leave your comments below and keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Memorial Service

Monday, November 27, 2017
10:00 AM

Grand Avenue Methodist Church 
776 W Grand Ave. 
Porterville, Ca 93257

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