LAKE IN THE HILLS - David A. Shotts, 69, Lake in the Hills, died suddenly Feb. 1, 2011, in Barrington.
He was born Nov. 21, 1941, in Galesburg, the son of Samuel E. and Doris R. Shotts. He is survived by his wife, Karin; two daughters, Catherine Shotts Rogers of Newton, Pa., and Alison Shotts Genslinger of Waterman; and two stepchildren, Katherine and Billy Goehrke. David was the adoring grandfather of six grandchildren. He also is survived by four nephews, Sam, Steven, Jim and John Shotts. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Samuel C. and Duane R. Shotts.. David graduated from Galesburg High School, class of 1959, and the University of Illinois and served in the U.S. Army