David James Fliehe, 20, of Humboldt, died as the result of a car accident on July 10, 2018. Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018 in the chapel of the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt. Visitation is from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
David James Fliehe, the son of James Fliehe and Sara Overholtzer-Fliehe, was born June 16, 1998 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. The family lived for a time in Fort Dodge before moving to Eagle Grove. In November of 2001, the family moved to Humboldt where David began school the following year. He grew up in Humboldt where he attended Mease, Taft, Humboldt Middle School, and Humboldt High School.
David was a smart kid who liked doing things his way. He had a knack for computers and enjoyed figuring out how things worked even if he had to take it apart. He had a technical mind and was fascinated by electronics and enjoyed programing and writing codes. He liked snakes, guns and knives and was scared to death of spiders. He liked history, especially World War II, and had a talent for knowing obscure facts. As his siblings know, David wasn’t always easy to get along with be he loved them dearly.
David is survived by his mother, Sara Overholtzer-Fliehe of Humboldt; his father, James (Sara) Fliehe of Humboldt; siblings, Randy Sossaman of Clear Lake, SD, Dawn (Austin) Schweizer of Sioux Falls, SD, Alex Fliehe and Aaron Fliehe both of Humboldt, and Jasmine, Joclyn, and Justyn Henman all of Humboldt; grandparents, Pam and Randy Deardorff of Clearfield, IA, Doug and Kat Fliehe of Clare, Roger and Karen Schliesman of Watertown, SD, and Jeff Benton of Troutdale, OR; and numerous Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins. His grandmother, Norma Benton, preceded him in death.