Dennis D. Burmeister
Dennis D. Burmeister
April 9, 1947-February 18, 2021

DAVENPORT-Dennis D. Burmeister, 73, of Davenport passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Genesis Medical Center – East Campus, Davenport.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 23rd at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf. Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Monday evening at the funeral home. Those attending are asked to wear a mask and to practice social distancing. Burial will be at the Rock Island Arsenal National Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport, or to Honor Flight of the Quad Cities.
Dennis was born on April 9, 1947 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Carol and Hattie (Meyer) Burmeister. He graduated from Bennett High School in 1965. Dennis served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged in 1970. On June 16, 1984, he was united in marriage to Sherry A. Dennhardt at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. Prior to his retirement in 2014, he worked for Pioneer Hi-Bred International in Durant, Iowa for 38 years. He was an avid Hawkeye and Atlanta Braves fan, and also a member of the Lowden American Legion and St. Paul Lutheran Church. Dennis will be fondly remembered as a devoted husband and father.
Those left to honor his memory are his wife, Sherry Burmeister of Davenport; daughter, Rebecca (Mike Russell) Burmeister of Ann Arbor, Michigan; son, Matthew (Eleanor) Burmeister of Peoria, Illinois; sister, Diane (Terry) Osterkamp of Anamosa, Iowa; brothers, Delbert Burmeister of Wheatland, Iowa, Darrell Burmeister of Greenfield, Iowa; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a niece, Jamie Burmeister.Online condolences may be shared with Dennis' family at www.McGinnis-Chambers.com.
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Published by Quad-City Times from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Feb
22
Visitation
5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home
644 River Dr., Bettendorf, Iowa 52722
Feb
23
Funeral service
11:30a.m.
McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home
644 River Dr., Bettendorf, Iowa 52722
Funeral services provided by:
McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home
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My thoughts and prayers are with you all. You have another guardian angel watching over you.
Lori Lakey
February 23, 2021
Sherry: My deepest sympathy for the loss of your husband.
Martha Haire
February 22, 2021
Melissa Coleman
Neighbor
February 21, 2021
Burmeister Family—Little Adaline and I pray these flowers & tree memorial bring a smile to your heart. We are beyond sorrowful for this great loss. I have always respected Dennis and cherish his unending kindness for me & my family. I am thankful for our conversations and year of being your neighbor. It is a privilege growing up and knowing each of you. My love to you all.
Missy Coleman
Neighbor
February 21, 2021
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