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Dennis L McGuire

07/09/1946 - 02/27/2017

U.S. Veteran
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Dennis L. McGuire, 70, of Muscatine, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Trinity Hospital. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at the American Legion Post #27. Cremation rites have been provided by the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Inurnment will be held at Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Dennis’ name. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at

Dennis L. McGuire was born on July 9, 1946 in Muscatine, Iowa, the son of Thomas and June (Fabrizius) McGuire. Dennis was a graduate of Muscatine High School. On February 23, 1973, Dennis was united in marriage to Ellen E. Heerd in Muscatine. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during Vietnam. Dennis retired from Muscatine Power and Water after many years. Dennis was a member of the American Legion and enjoyed fishing, hunting, spending time at his cabin on the Cedar River, coaching the Senior Little League Division, and Bowling League in West Liberty.

Dennis will be deeply missed by his daughter, Molly (Sean) Dorton of Muscatine; grandson, Carter Dorton; sisters, Deryth and Carla McGuire both of Muscatine; sisters-in-law, Mary (John) Lister of Fremont, WI and Laurel Owens of Sturgis, Michigan; and brother-in Law, Fred (Patricia) Heerd, Jr. of Tehachapi, California.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Ellen in 1995.