David Leo Scieszinski passed away at age 83 on January 5, 2020 at Genesis Medical Center East in Davenport, Iowa. He was a loving son, father, grandfather and great grandfather.\n\nDave was born on February 18, 1936 in Melrose, Iowa. He grew up and worked on his family's farm. He graduated from Melrose High School in 1954. He enlisted in the United States Army and was sent to Fort Bliss, Texas, the day after his high school graduation. He was selected to work on the Army's guided missile program.\n\nFollowing his military service, Dave attended the University of Iowa on the GI Bill. He graduated from Iowa Law School in 1963. Dave practiced law in Wilton, Iowa for more than 50 years; the last 40+ years alongside his friend and loyal secretary, Julie Overton.\n\nDave loved boating, golfing, playing cards with his friends and broadcasting Iowa Hawkeye basketball games on Muscatine radio. But most of all, he loved his family.\n\nDave is survived by his son, Brian (Patricia) Scieszinski of Johnston; three grandchildren, Benjamin (Brooke) Scieszinski, Rachel (James) Bromm, Laura Scieszinski (Jake Dennis), all of Des Moines; great granddaughter, Jensen Bromm; brothers, Don (Joan) Scieszinski of Grandview, MO, Gene (Patti) Scieszinski of Melrose; brother-in-law, Jimmy Sullivan of Ankeny, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Evelyn Scieszinski; brother, Ray Scieszinski, and sister, Lucille Sullivan.\n\nMass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 11, 2020 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Melrose with Father Mark Yates officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. preceding the service at the church. Interment will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Melrose with military rites conducted by the American Legion of Albia, Melrose & Lovilia. Memorials may be directed to Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Online condolences may be left for the family at sinnottfuneralhome.com.