Dennis Lee Winegarden, 73, died peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, from complications related to Parkinson's disease.
A service of celebration and remembrance is being planned with the time and date to be announced.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Dennis Winegarden Memorial Fund, c/o P.O. Box 167, Iowa
City, IA 52240.
Dennis was born Aug. 23, 1944, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, the son of Albert and Anna Dyson Winegarden. He was a 1962 graduate of Sigourney High School and attended the University of Iowa. On July 18, 1965, Dennis married Diane Chrisman.
Dennis was well known for his electronic organ repair business and for being a hot air balloon pilot. Dennis loved to share the joy and experience of ballooning with others. He was a gifted landscaper, designer, builder, talented musician and lover of music.
Dennis is survived by his loving wife, Diane; their three daughters, Denise (David) Christensen of Sioux Falls, S.D., Debra (William) Horning of Coralville and Danita Capps of Centennial, Colo.; seven grandchildren, Anne, John, Elizabeth (Brian), Nicole (Jeff), Aaron, Mason and Jalen; three great-grandchildren, Lisa, Paisley and Jace; and his sister, Sharie (Carl) Mann of Omaha.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents.
Online condolences may be sent to www.lensingfuneral.com.