David “Dave” L. Miess
David “Dave” L. Miess, 73, of
Fond du Lac, died Wednesday, August 5, 2015, at his home.
He was born on December 8,
1941, in Fond du Lac, a son of Lester and Marie Meyer Miess.
On October 1, 1963, he
married Sharon Schmidt at Church of Peace.
David was a member of Church
of Peace, the Fond du Lac Dart Ball League, Fond du Lac Bowling League, and he
enjoyed fishing and baseball. He worked
at Mercury Marine for over 35 years, retiring June 30, 2004.
He is survived by three
children: Bob Miess of Portland, North Dakota,
Kristine (Ronald) Abler of Fond du Lac, and Karla (Tim) Reehl of Fond du Lac;
four grandchildren: Margaret (Nathan)
Foote, Jennifer Mozuch, Shari Mozuch, and Grace Reehl; two great-grandchildren: Alek Giese and Samuel Foote; a sister, Joan
Miess of Fond du Lac; two brothers-in-law:
David (Barb) Schmidt of Fond du Lac and Ronald (Karen) Schmidt of
He was preceded in death by
his parents; his wife, Sharon, on December 23, 2011; a great-granddaughter,
Kayleigh Mozuch; aunts and uncles.
A memorial service will be
held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 10, 2015, at Mach Funeral Chapel &
Crematory, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac, with Rev. Tom Meyer
The family will greet
relatives and friends on Monday at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory from
4:00 p.m. until the time of service.
Cremation has taken place
with inurnment to be at a later date at Ledgeview Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be directed to Agnesian Hospice Hope.
Mach Funeral Chapel &
Crematory is serving the family, www.machfuneralchapel.com.