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Gothenburg Resident: Dennis W. Meredith, Age 74

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Gothenburg Resident: Dennis W. Meredith, Age 74

Dennis W. Meredith

Dennis W. Meredith, 74, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died February 28th, 2021 at Kearney Regional Medical Center, Kearney, NE.

Dennis was born September 9th, 1946 in Gothenburg, NE, son of William Harvey and Florence (Effenback) Meredith.

Dennis graduated from Cozad High School and then attended some college at the University of Lincoln. He joined the Army Reserves and was deployed to Germany during Desert Storm. Dennis served in the Army Reserves for 33 years and when he retired he was a Master Sergeant.

Dennis married Debra G. Reed on August 12th, 1978 in Cozad, NE. To this union Rebecca and Shawn were born. Dennis and Debra and there family took up residency in Colorado, Wyoming and then settled in Central Nebraska.

Dennis worked in construction and carpentry all of his life. He loved to remodel houses, driving around in his Corvette, visiting with each and everyone that he met. He loved to go back road driving, Elk Hunting, also enjoyed scuba diving and making toys for his grandkids.

Survivors include wife, Debra Meredith of Gothenburg; son, Shawn (Amie) Meredith of Walden, CO; daughter, Rebecca (Brad Cary (Fiancee)) Meredith of Gothenburg; seven grandchildren: Keisha, Grace, Meredith, Connor, Memphis, Remington and Hudson, and one great grandchild: Jackson; and numerous other family and friends.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents William and Florence, grandson, Wyatt Colby Meredith, his in laws, Jack and Gail Reed, brother-in-law, Roger Pedersen, and nephew, Ryan Reed.

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 4th, 2021 from 1:00- 6:00 pm with the family present from 4:00-6:00 pm, Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg, NE.

Services will be held Friday, March 5th, 2021, 11:30 am at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, 620 Tenth Street, Gothenburg, NE with Rev. Jeff Cottingham officiating.

Burial will follow, Friday, March 5th, 2021, Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, NE.

A memorial has been established at Flatwater Bank for his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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