Dennis Lee Remrey, 81, of Clinton, Iowa passed away peacefully at the Alverno on Saturday, September 29, 2019. Honoring his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded with no services occurring. Burial will take place at a later date. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.
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Dennis was born May 2, 1938 in Chadwick, Illinois the son of Mark and Marcella (Frank) Remrey. He was a graduate of Mount Carrol High School. Following high school, he joined the United States Navy serving aboard several ships as an Engine Mechanic.
Dennis was united in marriage to Carolyn “Carli” Eads at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa on April 17, 1965.
Dennis retired from International Paper, after 30+ years, where he was affectionately known as the “fox”.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his younger years. He also enjoyed golfing and bird watching. Dennis loved wood working and project tinkering in his garage. Following his retirement, he was a Grounds Keeper at Valley Oaks Golf Course. Dennis was an avid Chicago Cubs and Iowa Hawkeyes fan. Above all, he loved his family very much and will be greatly missed.
Dennis is survived by his wife Carolyn of Clinton, three sons – Matthew Remrey of Clinton, Joel Remrey of Clinton, Vaughn (Barbara) Remrey of Davenport, IA; Grandchildren - Ian, Kirstie, Dylan, Quinn, Nora, Sylvia; one great grand-daughter – Harper; brother – Boyd (Ruth Ann) Remrey of Savannah, Il.; with several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Preceding Dennis in death were his parents and two brothers – Stanley and Phillip.
Memorials made can be directed to the family.