Dennis Steward, 74, of Clinton, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at MercyOne Medical Center in Clinton.
Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 8, 2022, in the funeral home, the Rev. Eric Obermann officiating. Burial with Military Rites will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.
Dennis Allen Steward was born July 1, 1948, to Lester and Evelyn (Paarmann) Steward in Clinton, Iowa. After graduating from DeWitt Central in 1966, he started working as an over-the-road truck driver for Hawthorne Trucking in DeWitt. Denny was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1968, serving in Korea during the Vietnam War. Upon his discharge, he returned to truck driving, which he continued until 2010. Denny married Vicki Engelkins in 1973, with whom he had two sons. They later divorced. After retiring, he spent his time helping out at Johnson Trucking, and spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.
Denny is survived by his sons, Derek (Pam) Steward, and Kurt (Kenna) Steward both of Clinton; grandchildren, Tristan, Gavin, Oliver, Christopher, and Greysyn Steward; brothers, Ronnie (Donna) of DeWitt, Terry (Sandy) of Moline, Illinois, Rick (Brenda) of DeWitt, and sister-in-law, Mary Kloewer; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Jeffery.
Arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt. Condolences may be expressed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com