Obituary of Daniel Fleig
Daniel Joseph Fleig died unexpectedly at his home in Herndon, Virginia on Friday March 2, 2018, at the age of 55.
Dan was born on July 25, 1962 in Washington, DC, the eldest of five children born to Joseph and Rosemary Fleig. He graduated from Herndon High School in Herndon, Virginia in 1980. He was a skilled technician and worked in the computer field in Massachusetts and the Chicagoland area before returning to Northern Virginia in 1995, at which time he began working for SPRINT. After many years at SPRINT, he pursued his passion for remodeling homes. A master craftsman, he operated his remodeling business until his untimely passing.
Dan dearly loved his children and is survived by his two daughters, Allison France (Tyler) of Lynchburg, Virginia and Leah Fleig of Ashburn, Virginia, as well as their mother, Barbara Huelskamp (Paul). He is also survived by his father Joseph Fleig of Woodbridge, Virginia; and his four siblings: Jeffrey Fleig (Denise) of Chicago, Illinois; Sister Mary Rose, a Carmelite Nun in Baltimore, Maryland; Paul Fleig of Bethany Beach, Delaware and Sarah Young (Robert) of Fairfax, Virginia. He is preceded in death by his mother, Rosemary Fleig.
Dan was a social man who was deeply involved in the Reston Presbyterian Church where he had been active for many years. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing, and was even able to remain passionate about the Washington Redskins throughout his life. He will always be remembered as a kind and gracious soul, fun-loving and able to make people laugh. He generously gave of his time and talents to assist others.
A memorial service is scheduled for Monday March 19, 2018, at the Reston Presbyterian Church at 4:00 PM. The family would like to thank all who have expressed sympathy and support during this most difficult time.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Reston Presbyterian Church at the address 10610 Sunset Hills Road, Reston, VA 20190.