In Memory of

David 'Davey' Driesen

September 24, 1969 - June 9, 2014
David "Davey" Duane Daniel Driesen, the son of Duane Driesen and Sheila Hevern, was born September 24, 1969, in Canton, SD. His childhood years were spent in Sioux Center where he attended school. Following his education, Davey lived in Colorado and California for a short time before moving back to Iowa. He had most recently lived in Cherokee the last 20 years. Davey had previously worked for Hatch Masonry, Natural Beauty Growers, and Miller Construction where he helped build hog confinements. Davey was an outdoor enthusiast who loved fishing. He also enjoyed tractor pulls, foosball, working on bicycles, NASCAR, and playing video games. Most of all Davie loved spending time with his family and friends. On June 9, 2014, Davey unexpectedly passed away in Cherokee, IA. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ed and Elsiena Driesen and Boniface ("Willie") and Margaret Hevern; four uncles: Allen, Ted, and Jim Driesen, and Dave Hevern. He will be lovingly remembered by his mother Sheila Driesen of Sioux Center, IA; father, Duane Driesen and special companion Sonja Driesen of Cherokee, IA; one sister, Cindy Elgersma of Sheldon, IA; two half-sisters, Wendi Alesch of Paullina, IA, and Mindy Alesch of Paullina, IA; nieces and nephews, Dustin, Megan, Quinten, and Damiana "BooBoo"; he is also survived by other relatives and many friends.
SERVICES
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, June 14, 2014, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
OFFICIATING
Mark Leeds
CASKET BEARERS
Terry Bute Damian Perkins Francis Flewelling Jerry Flewelling Chad Driesen Derek Driesen Chris Driesen Bill Rhea
VISITATION
Visitation will begin at 2 P.M. Friday, with the family present from 5-7 P.M. Friday night at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home.
MUSIC
INTERMENT
Burial will be held at a later date.

Condolences

Monday, June 16, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“So Sorry for your loss !!! ”
- Jody Brown Gardner
Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Bill and I always enjoyed seeing Davey. His smile was so wonderful. He will be missed.”
- Cathy Smith
Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“I'm going to miss u Davey! I always considered u my friend!! :'( u had a huge heart and would do anything u could for people!! I'm so blessed we were able to have some good talks before u passed!! To Dewey: I'm so sorry for ur lose!! I couldn't imagain the pain and sorrow u are feeling. Sorry I couldn't come today to pay my respects. Just know u and ur family will be in my thoughts and prayers today!! U stay strong Dew Man and remember everything happens for a reason and even thou u might not know the reasons have faith and hope that one day u will! Love u all”
- kd Ann meyers
Friday, June 13, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“My heartfelt sympathies in the loss of Davey. You will be in my thoughts at this difficult time. ”
- Jolene Smith
Friday, June 13, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Sheila, Cindy and Family , Sending my condolences and prayers for comfort. I always remember David and my brother Rick hanging out at the house and going fishing together when they were growing up. He was always joking around and having fun! I always think that stands out about him. What a great guy! Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.”
- Christy (Reisma) Kooi
Friday, June 13, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“he was a sweet guy and kind ”
- prudence
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“I am greatly sorry for your loss. Davey was always quite the character. I know he is really gonna be missed. All my Love to your family. Cas”
- Casandra Simmons
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Im so sorry for your loss.He was one of a kind but was pretty cool.he will be missed by all who knew him”
- Melissa A Eberly
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“TO DAVID'S FAMILY, WE CANNOT EXPRESS OUR SADNESS AND WANT YOU TO KNOW WE ARE THINKING OF YOU A LOT. SHIELA, CINDY,DAMIAN,DUSTIN, MEGAN, QUINTEN AND DAMIANA WE ARE KEEPING YOU IN OUR PRAYERS.”
- ROB AND DEANNA WYNIA
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“im so sorry for your loss .he was a good friend to all of his friends”
- julie
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