Dennis Elmer Berns
  • Born on: January 16, 1944
  • Departed on: November 9, 2020
  • Resided in: Cedar Rapids, IA

Dennis Elmer Berns

Dennis Elmer Berns, 76, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away Monday, November 9, 2020 at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, Iowa. 

Per his wishes, he has been cremated. No services will be held at this time. Iowa Cremation is assisting with arrangements. 

Dennis was born January 16, 1944 to Carl and Margaret (Burr) Berns in Elkader, Iowa.  He married the love of his life Mary Frederick January 2, 1965. From a young age he had a love of working with his hands and served him well as he worked for several construction companies that included FMC, R&M, and Suburban Lumber. When he was not working with his hands, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and camping with his family. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Mary Berns; children Christine (Bob) Greener, Carla (David) Charlier, and Kimberly Remick; grandchildren Nick and Nate Greener, Daniel (Kara) Charlier,  Darrin (Abby) Charlier, and Zack Remick; great-grandchildren Olivia Charlier, Macie Charlier, Kinsley Charlier, and soon to be baby boy Charlier; siblings James (Jolane) Berns, and Willie Berns.  
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings Donald Berns, Elmer Berns, Marie Monnahan, Verna Keppler, and Leona Harris. 

The family would like to thank the staff at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy for the care given to Dennis. 

Memorials may be directed to the family. 
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