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Dennis Russell Lower

December 9, 1959 December 27, 2018
Dennis  Russell  Lower
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Obituary for Dennis Russell Lower

Dennis Russell Lower, 59, of Walker, Iowa, and formerly of Leaf River, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 27, 2018 after an extended illness at FHN Memorial Hospital. Dennis was born December 9, 1959 in Freeport, the son of Clarence and Ruth (Reed) Lower. Following in his father's footsteps he was a livestock dealer in Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois.

Dennis is survived by mother, Ruth Lower; two sons, Jeremy and Joshua; two daughters, Ashley Lower and Amanda Hankins; eight grandchildren, Malia, Logan, Ava, Gabby, Samantha, Nick, Gage, and Liam; brother, Richard (Cindy) Lower; sisters, Karen (Terry) Diehl, and Peggy Schier; also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Lower; grandparents, and fiancée, Penny Bjork.

Celebration of Life will be 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday January 26, 2019 in the River Valley Complex (605 Main St. Leaf, River, IL, 61047). Burial of remains will take place at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. A memorial has been established in Mr. Lower's memory. Please sign his guestbook and share a remembrance at

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1:00 PM 1/26/2019 1:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/26/2019 4:00:00 PM
Leaf River Complex

605 Main Street
Leaf River , IL 61047

Leaf River Complex
605 Main Street Leaf River 61047 IL
United States

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Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

2514 IL 26
Freeport, IL 61032

2514 IL 26 Freeport 61032 IL
United States

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