Dennis J. Davis

Dennis John “Denny” Davis, 69, of 604 S. 12th St., Clear Lake, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa, Mason City.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with Chaplin 

Beverly Butler of Mercy Medical Center North Iowa officiating.  Burial was in the Clear Lake Cemetery with military honors provided by the Clear Lake V.F.W.  Family suggests memorials to Dennis John Davis Memorial Fund.

Dennis was born April 17, 1944 in Mason City, the son of Leonard and Alta (Shaffer) Davis.  He attended school in Clear Lake.

He enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War and was awarded the Bronze star.  Following the service he moved to Grinnell, where he was a plumber.  He later moved to Clear Lake worked for the City of Clear Lake and then Iowa Department of Transportation until he retired in 2006.

Dennis enjoyed fishing and especially enjoyed babysitting and spending time with his grandchildren.  He was a member of Clear Lake V.F.W. and was a former member of Clear Lake Volunteer Fire Department.

He is survived by his son, Mark E. (Jen) Davis, Delaware, Ohio, and their children, Decorah and Danika; his son, Jason J. (Ashley) Davis, Mason City, and their children, Maximus, Leona “Sugar Babe” and Amaya; his three siblings, Dean D. (Carlene) Davis, Mason City, Ruth Ann (Brian) Young, Rochester, Minn., and Joan K. (Ralph) Davey, Manly, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard Davis; mother, Alta Bunting; brother, Duane Davis; and nephew, Steven Davis.

Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel was in charge of arrangements. 

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