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Billy L. “Bill” Denny, 75, of Cedar Rapids
Obituaries · June 28, 2013



Billy L. Denny, 75, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.

Services were 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, officiated by Rev. Brad Brown. Family greeted friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids. Burial will be in Forest Cemetery in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Bill was born March 24, 1938, the son of Clair and Mildred (Feaster) Denny, in Keokuk County in rural Delta, Iowa.

He served with the U.S. Air Force from 1960 through 1964. On Feb. 5, 1965, Bill was united in marriage to Joan Brager in Hayesville, Iowa. He worked for Nelson Manufacturing for 35 years, retiring in 2010. Bill was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church.

Memorials may be directed to Concordia Lutheran Church in memory of Bill.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Joan; children, Mary (Norvin) Coblentz of Wellman, Iowa, and Susan Denny and Ellen (Matt) Lantz, all of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren: Michael, Elias, Dorian, Josiah, Eva (Travis), Jonas, Ethan and Lindsey (Nick); two sisters, Sally McCombs of Delta, Iowa, and Marilyn Denny of Oskaloosa; and two nephews, Randy and Danny.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Mike.

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