Dave Vrieze, 65, of Spring Valley

Dave C. Vrieze, 65, of Spring Valley, died at Mayo Clinic - St. Marys Campus in Rochester on Halloween Eve, Oct. 31, 2019.

David Charles Vrieze was born June 30, 1954, in Spring Valley Township to Garth and Dorothy (Maricle) Vrieze. Dave was a lifelong resident of Spring Valley. He was employed at Hormel Quality Pork and most recently at Kappers’ Fabricating, where he worked for many years. Dave enjoyed hunting and having a beer at the VFW and the bowling alley. He assisted with refilling pull tabs at The Bar & Grill in Racine. He also spent time volunteering to assist with local causes. Dave’s resilience throughout his life was inspirational to his family and many friends. His siblings remember his survival of kidney cancer at age 4.  His legacy is his good humor, stories, and being sentimental.

Dave is survived by his son, Jeremy (Crystal) of Plymouth, Minn., granddaughter, Katelynn of Stewartville; daughter, Michelle of Racine; sister, Kim (Dan) Terbeest of Spring Valley; brothers, Gary (Bev) Vrieze of Pease, Minn., and Cliff (Karen) Vrieze of Trimont, Minn.; nephews and nieces, Benjamin Miller, Tim (Kelly) Vrieze, Tammy (Jason) Sabo, Nathan (Allison) Vrieze, Scott (Danielle) Vrieze and their families.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley with the Rev. Mark Woodward officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, at the church prior to the service.

Condolences may be left at www.HindtHudekFuneralhomes.com