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Dennis R. Lower

Dennis Russell Lower, 59, of Walker, Iowa, and formerly of Leaf River, died peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 after an extended illness at FHN Memorial Hospital, Freeport.

Dennis was born on Dec. 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; and several nieces and nephews.

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

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the River Valley Complex, 605 Main St., Leaf River.

Burial of remains will take place at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

A memorial has been established. 

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