Dennis L. McNamara

Posted October 16, 2013 at 1:22 pm

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Oct. 22, 1946. – Sept. 26, 2013

Dennis L. McNamara, age 66, formerly of Anamosa, passed away Sept. 26, 2013, after a short battle with cancer.

A gathering in his memory was held Oct. 4, 2013.

Dennis McNamara was born Oct. 22, 1946. After graduation, he joined the military. He served in Vietnam. After returning, he went to work for Anamosa Silo Company, and later worked at ADM in Cedar Rapids. He then moved to Minnesota with his wife, Linda Van Buren. To this union a son was born. They later divorced. He worked for Eveland’s Inc. in Backus for 36 years until his retirement.

Dennis enjoyed farming and raised various animals. He loved his dogs.

Survivors are his wife, Jane; his son, Brian; stepson, Dennis Van Buren; brothers, Vincent (Doris), John (Jo); sisters Mary Burns, Frances (Harris) Harmsen; and sister-in-law, Lois McNamara.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dennis and Mary Henry McNamara; siblings Loretta, Virgil, Pauline, Regina and Richard.