David “Dave” Leek, of Laporte, Minnesota died peacefully in his home, April 11, 2022, in Laporte, MN. Dave was born to Jim and Pat Leek in Boone, Iowa in 1963.
He was the oldest of five children. He attended elementary school in Ogden Iowa. The Leek family moved to Steamboat Lake, MN in 1975. Dave then attended high school and made life-long friends at Laporte School. His career consisted mostly of over the road trucking. He also worked construction at times. Dave enjoyed being outdoors and traveling, especially the long hauls to Alaska. Fishing and hunting were his favorite pastimes. He led an adventurous life and made many friends along the way.
Dave joins his family in heaven, father, Jim Leek, grandparents Bonnie and Everett Hubby and Helen and Frank Leek. He is survived by his mother, Pat Leek of Laporte, MN his brothers Matt (Cami) Leek in Osage, MN, Bill (Laurie) Leek in Oahu, and sisters Vanessa (Brent) Berg in Barnesville, MN, and Jessica (Wes) Leek in Savannah, GA, his nieces Randi (Jordan) Morrow and Mariah Berg, his nephew Jacob Berg and his great-nephew Finnley Morrow and other family and friends.
A memorial service for Dave will be held on Wednesday, May 11th, 2022, at the Northern Peace Funeral Home in Walker, MN. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. followed by a service at 2:00 p.m. and burial to follow in Evergreen Cemetery at Walker, MN. Pastor Matthew McWaters will officiate. Dave’s honorary pallbearers are all his family and friends.
Dave’s care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.northernpeace.com
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