David W. Jeck, age 56, of Coralville, formerly of High Amana, died Thursday, August 1, 2013 at his home. Memorial Service: 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, August 7, 2013, Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, with Elder Emilie Hoppe officiating. Inurnment will be in High Amana Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 P.M. Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. A memorial fund has been established.
He is survived by his children, Jeremy Jeck of Cedar Rapids, Jason Jeck of Walford, and Jennifer Jeck of Cedar Rapids; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Coghlan of Cedar Rapids; a sister Julie Jeck of High Amana, and a nephew Joe Schumacher.
David was preceded in death by his mother Mary Edwards Jeck, his father Howard “Buddy” Jeck, and a daughter in infancy.
David William Jeck was born January 29, 1957 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Howard “Buddy” Jeck and Mary Ellen Edwards Jeck. He graduated from Amana High School with the Class of 1975, and married Diane Bierman on August 22, 1975 in Amana. The couple later divorced. David was employed as a meat cutter, and retired from the Amana Meat Market after several years. He was a member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and in earlier years was a boy scout and on the swim team. He enjoyed westerns, especially John Wayne, World War II history and memorabilia, hunting, and the mountains of Colorado. He watched “Two and a Half Men” and “Big Bang Theory”. He liked ice cream, feeding the birds, and giving Julie’s dog, Hannah, belly rubs.