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John "Denny" Edgar Dennis Sr.

May 31, 1923 ~ June 24, 2017 (age 94)

John "Denny" Dennis Sr., 94, of West Burlington, died at 12:13 PM Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the Great River Klein Center.

Born May 31, 1923, in Bowen, IL, he was the son of John W. and Nellie Alice Davis Dennis. On January 1, 1954 he married Rose Swanson, she later died.  On June 21, 1984, he married Mary Marie Brooks in Burlington, she later died.

Denny drove a truck for the United States Marine Corp. during WWII and continued driving for Carstensen Freight until he retired in 1983.

He was a U.S. Marines Veteran, serving during the World War II from February 2, 1943 until March 14, 1946.

He was a member of Community of Christ Church. He enjoyed wood working, gardening, and wintering in Florida. He was a member of the Teamsters Union, and was a very proud Veteran.

Survivors include two sons, John E. Dennis Jr. of FL, & Joel E. (Barbara) Dennis of Milan, IL; one step-daughter, Carole (Dale) Warner of West Burlington; and several grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, three sisters, and his first wife.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.

There will be no visitation or services. Burial will be at a later date.


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