David Perry Maestas, 70, passed away peacefully on Aug. 18, 2019, after a long battle with biliary cancer.
David was born in Wendell, Idaho, to Charles and Lois Maestas. David was raised on the family farm in Richfield, Idaho. After graduating from Richfield High School, he attended the University of Idaho, where his favorite course was comparative religion. In 1970 he married Carmen Oneida and in 1971 they welcomed their first daughter, Tasha Sunshine.
David returned to Richfield, where he ran the family farm. In 1976 they welcomed their second daughter, Ramie Dawn. He then went on to work at Wards Cheese, later working in Twin Falls at BRICO in marketing. David married Jean Cornstock in 2001. After retiring, they moved to Hagerman, Idaho, where he planted and tended a vineyard. David and Jean also enjoyed traveling and visited such places as the Bahamas, Granada, Antarctica, Italy, Spain, Croatia, France, Greece, Argentina, Canada and Mexico.
David is survived by his two daughters, Tasha Urrutia (Doug) and Ramie Dennehy (Kenny Nelson); two stepdaughters, Lisa Donnell and Julie Donnell (Rachel); and two stepsons, Steve Boyenger (Kira) and Eric Boyenger (Kimberly). David is also survived by four grandchildren, Tre Urrutia, Tristan Medley (Lance), Jedidiah Boyenger and Dax Dennehy, and two great-grandchildren. Also surviving David are his brothers, Kent (K.C.) Maestas and Douglas Maestas (Sherry) and his sister, Susan Barton (Jim).
Graveside services will be held on Friday, Aug. 30, at 1 p.m. at the Richfield Cemetery, Highway 26 in Richfield, with a luncheon to follow at the Richfield Senior Center, 130 S. Main St. in Richfield.