Cover photo for David T. Fleck's Obituary
David T. Fleck Profile Photo
1941 David 2020

David T. Fleck

May 20, 1941 — February 25, 2020

David  T. Fleck, age 78, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family, Tuesday morning, February 25, 2020, following a valiant battle with cancer.  He was born May 20, 1941 in Toledo, Ohio to Elmer and Fannie (Pedersen) Fleck.  Dave was a graduate of Macomber Vocational Technical High School, and married his true love, Elizabeth "Liz" M. Mockensturm on February 17, 1962. She preceded him in death on July 8, 2019. 
 
After graduation, Dave started his working career in autobody with Lakeport VW.  His goal in life was to be an entrepreneur.  In 1974, the family moved to Swanton.  In 1975, he opened Fleck's Collision.  He was a well known and respected autobody technician throughout Northwest Ohio.  He took pride in his business, that supported his family for many years until he retired.  An avid outdoorsman, Dave enjoyed hunting, fishing and loved spending time at the cottage on Lake James boating.
 
Dave was so proud of his children and grandchildren.  He will be greatly missed by his children, Denise (Gary) Riggleman, Terry (Luann) Fleck and Amy Fleck (Michael Cousino);  grandchildren, Nicole (Nate) Hohenstein, Ashley Fletcher and Christian Fleck; great-grandchildren, Mariah, Henley, Ashton and Sasha; his twin sisters, Marianne (Jeff) Gehring and Gretta Laskey; sister-in-law, Ann Fleck; many nieces and nephews, and of course his German Shepherd, Sarge.
 
Besides his beloved wife of 57 years, Liz, Dave was preceded by his parents and brother, Lawrence Fleck.
 
Family and friends may visit Sunday, March 1st from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton, where a Remembrance Service will begin at 3:00 p.m.  Interment will follow at St. Richard's Cemetery.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to The James Cancer Hospital and Richard Solove Research Institute 460 W. 10th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210.  The family extends a heartfelt thank you to the doctor's and staff for their expertise in treating Dave's cancer, which gave him an additional 4-1/2 years of life to enjoy to the fullest.
 



 
 

To send flowers to the family in memory of David T. Fleck, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, March 1, 2020

11:00am - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Holy Trinity Catholic Church~Assumption

2649 US-20, Metamora, OH 43540

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 26

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Send a Card

Send a Card