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.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, June 14, 2014, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
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.
Burial will be held at a later date.