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Dennis Craig Faris

July 18, 1949 December 24, 2019
Dennis Craig Faris
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Dennis Faris, age 70, of Union, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at his home.
Dennis Craig Faris, son of James Edward “Ed” and Mary (Tucker) Faris was born on July 18, 1949 in Eldora, Iowa. He grew up on a farm west of New Providence, Iowa.
He received his education in New Providence, Iowa, graduating from New Providence High School in 1967. Following high school, Denny attended Ellsworth Community College before enlisting in the Army and serving in Vietnam, He then returned to Ellsworth Community College.
On August 4, 1972, he married Dianne Tidman of New Providence, Iowa. Most of their life they lived near Union where Denny enjoyed farming. They have one son Jake and his wife Krystle Faris; three grandchildren, Emersen, Ellasyn and Steele.
Denny was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where he previously served on the Parish Council. He was also a member of the Eldora American Legion Post and former Union Township Trustee. Denny enjoyed anything cattle or horse related. He worked several years at Prairieland Co-op Building Supply and currently for Harris Haywood. His greatest joy was his family.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 47 years, Dianne of Union, Iowa; son and daughter-in-law Jake and Krystle of Clemons, Iowa; grandchildren Emersen, Ellasyn and Steele; brothers Greg (Sue) Faris of Plymouth, Minnesota, Dick (Cathy) Faris of Eldora, Iowa and Kim (Nancy) Faris of Union, Iowa; sister Kay (Denny) Held of Hubbard, Iowa; Aunt Rosemary Wellman of Marceline, Missouri, Aunt Zenna Faris of Conrad, Iowa and Aunt Myrna (Kent) Boom of Corona Del Mar, California; Uncle Gary (Joyce) Faris of Iowa Falls, Iowa; brothers-in-law Bruce (Pam) Tidman of New Providence, Iowa and Richard (Sue) Tidman of Beaconsfield, Iowa; sister-in-law Denise (Mark) Mannetter of Hubbard, Iowa; along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law and mother-in-law Robert and Frances Tidman.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to either the St. Mary's Catholic Church, 614 Washington St, Eldora, IA 50627; American Legion Walter Sayer Post#182, Eldora, IA 50627; Union Public Library 406 Commercial St, Union, IA 50258; or the Union Whitten Hustlers 4-H Club, c/o Mindy Andrews, PO Box 97, Union, IA 50258.


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Visitation

Sunday

29

Dec

2:00 PM 12/29/2019 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 12/29/2019 5:00:00 PM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

614 Washington St
Eldora, IA 50627

St. Mary's Catholic Church
614 Washington St Eldora 50627 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

30

Dec

10:30 AM 12/30/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

614 Washington St
Eldora, IA 50627

St. Mary's Catholic Church
614 Washington St Eldora 50627 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sheppard Cemetery Final Resting Place

Union, IA

Union IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Mary's Catholic Church

614 Washington St
Eldora, IA 50627

Walter Sayer American Legion Post #182

1215 Washington St
Eldora, IA 50627

Union Public Library

406 Commercial St
Union , IA 50258

Union-Whitten Hustlers 4-H Club

PO Box 97
Union, IA 50258
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