2021ObituariesDavid Kress

June 14, 2021by SealeUser3

August 17, 1992 ~ May 5, 2021

David Kress, 28, of Gonzales, LA passed away on May 5th, 2021 in Gonzales. David was born in Las Vegas, NV on August 17, 1992 to William Thomas Kress of Pittsburg, PA and the late Jenine Martin Kress of Lafayette, LA. He was a graduate of Shaler Area High School, class of 2012. David enlisted in the US Navy on March 19,2014 and received an honorable discharge on March 6, 2018. Upon release from the Navy, David was employed by Ingersoll Rand of Dallas, TX. He was assigned to Abilene, Texas, transferring to Gonzales, Louisiana in December of 2018, where he was contracted to work at Nucor Steel. David lived in Gonzales as a toddler. David’s great uncle Joe Pitre, his wife Kady and sons Adam and Shane and wife Mera and their girls resided in this area. It was not long before he quickly became part of a family he never knew. David is survived by his father, William Kress, twin brother Johnathan Kress, sister Brittany Kress, and niece Vanessa, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is also survived by his grandmother Dottie Michaud, a sister, Shauntell Martin Journet of Lafayette, Louisiana, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins of the Lafayette area. There will be a celebration of his life Saturday, June 19, 2021 at The Venue, 13475 Hwy 431, Gonzales, LA 70737, at 10 a.m. with Naval Honors rendered followed by service and a gathering of family and friends for a meal and to continue to celebrate David’s life. Please share your condolences at www.sealefuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Davids Go Fund Me fundraiser at https://gofund.me/e0c79834.




  • Vanessa Kress

    November 28, 2023 at 11:58 pm

    Thank you so much for this my name is Vanessa Kress I’m his niece and I’m absolutely sobbing his memory is such a memorable thing


  • Peggy Frey

    May 17, 2021 at 12:42 pm

    Such a wonderful young man! Loved our conversations, his hugs and his beautiful smile!
    He will be greatly missed.🙏🙏


  • Darlene

    May 16, 2021 at 9:40 pm

    My Condolences to you all , I heard nothing but good things about this young man 🙏🏻 May you Rest In Peace 🙏🏻 Thank for your Service 🙏🏻💐


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