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Dana Russell Liebe

October 3, 1972 ~ November 28, 2021 (age 49)


Dana Russell Liebe, age 49 of Des Moines, died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 28, 2021.

A visitation with the family will be held from 4:00 – 6:pm on Friday, December 3, 2021 at O’Leary Celebration of Life Center in Norwalk. 

Dana was born to Donald and Mary Lou (Harvey) Liebe on October 3, 1972 in Iowa City.  He attended Norwalk Schools, graduating in 1991 and then attended the University of Iowa majoring in Chemical Engineering. He worked at a variety of jobs as a manager, including, Walgreens, Marriott Hotels, Amazon, Okoboji Grill, Price Chopper, and as a bartender/manager at Echo Valley, the Cumming Tap and places in Chicago.

Dana loved fishing, the Iowa Hawkeyes, Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs. He was a member of the Des Moines Bicycling Community. But most of all, Dana was proud of his son, Tyler and he was a good dad.  He was especially proud that he completed rehabilitation for alcohol addiction.

Dana was preceded in death by his dad.

He is survived by his mom, Mary Lou (David) Jorgenson of Norwalk; his wife, Jennifer Echavarria; his son, Tyler; his brothers Doug (Jill) of Grimes and Dave (Julie) of Tiffin; and his step-siblings Lorie Delmont and Jeff Jorgenson, along with several nieces and nephews.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


December 3, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
O'Leary Funeral & Cremation Services
1020 Main Street
Norwalk, IA 50205

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