Denny Powers, 71, died Saturday, April 28, 2018, at his home following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vinton, with the Rev. Stephen K. Preus officiating. Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Vinton. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Phillips Family Center, 605 Second Ave., Vinton. A Memorial Fund has been established. Condolences may be left at: www.phillipsfuneralhomes.com.
Dennis W. Powers was born Feb. 23, 1947. He was united in marriage to Pat Cox on June 17, 1967, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Vinton. Denny worked for PMX, DC Taylor and many good years at Hawkbilt. He was an avid fisherman and entered many bass fishing tournaments. Denny enjoyed spending time with his family and was especially proud of every one of his grandchildren.
Denny is survived by his wife, Pat, his daughter, Michele (Pete) Sauer and his son, Shane (Carrie) Powers, all of Vinton; his grandchildren, Sam (Paula) Sauer of Everett, Wash., Beth (John) Martin of Verona, Wis, and Weston and Eli Powers of Vinton; his brother, Jay (Angie) Wood of Hinkley, Ohio; his stepsisters, Lavonne Paulson, Wanita Karnopp and Sharon Allsup; and his stepbrothers, Ed and Loren Wood.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Powers; his mother, Camillo "Cam" (Stepp) Wood; his stepfather, Joe Wood Sr.; his stepbrother, Joe Wood Jr.; and his father-in-law, Joe Cox.