Former MP High School Basketball Coach Passes

David Allen Lansing, 80, died August 19, 2022. Services will be held Friday, August 26, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Westview Church, 1155 SE Boone Dr. in Waukee, IA.

Dave was born March 8, 1942 in Rolfe, IA. He graduated from Indianola High School, Simpson College and later received his Master’s degree from Northwest Missouri State. Dave coached high school boys’ basketball for 33 years, was a two-time state golf champion coach, and in retirement was a Hall of Fame softball umpire.

Dave enjoyed playing golf and traveling to watch his kid’s and grandkid’s ballgames. He was a member of the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association, and in the 1999 was inducted into the Iowa Boys Basketball Hall of Fame.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Diane Lansing; children, Angela Lansing of West Des Moines, Greg (Kristi) Lansing of Scottsdale, AZ, and Steve Lansing of Minneapolis, MN; and grandchildren, Jordan, Kennedy, Addison and Jalen.

Memorials may be directed to the Waukee Area Christian Services. Condolences may be expressed at