CLINTON, Iowa—Dennis Lee Remrey, 81, of Clinton, Iowa, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at the Alverno in Clinton.

Dennis was born May 2, 1938, in Chadwick, the son of Mark and Marcella (Frank) Remrey. He was a graduate of Mount Carroll High School.

Following high school, he joined the United States Navy, serving board several ships as an Engine Mechanic.

Dennis was united in marriage to Carolyn “Carli” Eads on April 17, 1965, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. Dennis and “Carli” celebrated 54 years of marriage.

Dennis is dearly missed by his wife, “Carli”; three sons, Matt Remrey, Joel Remrey and Vaughn (Barb) Remrey; two grandsons and four granddaughters; one brother, Boyd (RuthAnn) Remrey; and one brother-in-law, Ernie Eads.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Stan Remrey and Phil Remrey.

Honoring his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded with private services occurring. Burial will take place at a later date.

Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.

Fond memories and condolences for Dennis’ family may be shared at, obituary page.