David Wayne Thiessen passed away of pancreatic cancer at home surrounded by family, on January 15th, 2021. David was a loving husband of 49 years to Peggy. He loved his family and was an outstanding father & grandfather. Dave was a walking book of knowledge to all who knew him, with a quick wit and wonderful sense of humor. Dave had a long career as a trucker and later mechanic. He had the ability to fix just about anything and could build whatever his kids or grandkids dreamed up with his wood working skills. His skills and smile will be missed dearly. Dave loved his country and was a proud Veteran. He was a true lifelong Raider fan, and loved football. He will live on in the hearts of those who love him forever.