David Lee Tressel

March 29, 1951 ~ February 11, 2022 (age 70)


DAVID  LEE  TRESSEL, age 70, of Berea, Ohio, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2022.  Dave graduated from Berea High School, class of 1969 and Baldwin Wallace College, class of 1973. He dedicated his life’s work to teaching and coaching in the Berea City Schools, at Baldwin Wallace College, and the Berea City Pool.  Dave was a faithful member of Grace Church in Middleburg Heights. He served on the board of the Berea Historical Society, Berea City School Board, and as president of the Baldwin Wallace Alumni Council and Berea Kiwanis. Dave was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Eloise Tressel. He is survived by his children, Lee (Jenna) Tressel, Julie (Amir) Kadri, Chris (Morgan) Tressel, and Mark Tressel; former spouse Sharon Tressel; grandchildren, Rami, Sami, and Charlee; siblings, Dick (Connie) Tressel, and Jim (Ellen) Tressel; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and loved ones.  A viewing will be held on Friday, February 18 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Rudolph Ursprung Gymnasium, 136 E. Bagley Road, (enter Bagley Road Entrance), Berea, OH 44017(masks are recommended). A Celebration of Life will be held on February 19 at 2:00pm at Grace Church, 7393 Pearl Rd. Middleburg Heights, OH 44130. A private family burial will be held in Ada, Ohio. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, donations can be made in Dave’s honor to any of the following organizations: the Berea Historical Society, PO Box 173, Berea, Ohio, 44017, Berea Kiwanis, PO Box 444, Berea, Ohio, 44017, Grace Church, and Baldwin Wallace Swimming and Diving, 275 Eastland Road, Berea, Ohio, 44017. Livestream Celebration of Life at

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February 18, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rudolph Ursprung Gymnasium
136 East Bagley Road
Berea, OH 44017

Celebration of Life
February 19, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Grace Christian and Missionary Alliance Church
7393 Pearl Road
Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130

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