Dennis “Denny” Gabriel Showers, 78, of Missouri Valley, IA, passed away on Tuesday July 6th, 2021 in Blair, NE. He was born to “Gale” John Gabriel and Marie (Lamberty) Showers on October 27th, 1942 in Atlantic, IA. Dennis was the 4th of 8 children and grew up in Avoca, IA. He graduated from Avoca High School in 1962. After high school he attended the Bulova School of Watchmaking in New York, and then joined the Marine Corps. He was in the reserves for many years after that. Dennis was united in marriage with Margot Ellen Sayre on September 23rd, 1967, and together they had six children. They resided in Walnut IA until the year 2000, when they moved to Missouri Valley, IA. Dennis worked many different jobs over the years, starting with watchmaker, but spending most of his working years as a plumber with his sons.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents Gale and Marie Showers, brother (Leo Showers), daughter (Patricia Ann) and grandson (Christopher Alexander).
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Margot Ellen Showers. Siblings, Helen Stillion, Maxine Prochnow, Lester Showers, Jean Knapp, Judy Stender, Marge Showers. Children, Rebecca Peterson (Luke Peterson), Robert Showers, Denise Kinney, James Showers (Tiffany Lane), and Ronald Showers, twenty grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. .
Celebration of Life Service 3:00 p.m. Saturday, July 10, 2021 Hennessey Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa