Dennis K. Lamoreux
Dennis K. Lamoreux, 87, of Britt, passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at Westview Care Center in Britt.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 10:30 AM at Ewing Funeral Home, 178 Center Street West in Britt. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Britt.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2022 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
Dennis Kay, son of Joseph and Margaret (Hanson) Lamoreux, was born on March 9, 1935 on the family farm near Crystal Lake. Dennis grew up on the farm before moving to Britt when he was twelve. He attended school in Britt.
On October 20, 1962, Dennis was united in marriage to Carolyn Luppen in Canton, South Dakota. They made their home in Britt where they raised their children. Dennis owned and operated Lamoreux Repair in Britt for over 25 years, also while working other various jobs to keep busy. After retirement, Dennis really enjoyed driving the transit bus for many years.
Dennis was a tinkerer and always kept busy doing something. He loved anything that had to do with automotive or mechanics. He spent numerous hours building and repairing, including building a tractor and motors for local race cars and go-carts.
In his younger years, Dennis and Carolyn enjoyed taking their family on camping trips where they would fish and go boating. More recently, they enjoyed going for their Sunday drive together. Dennis loved his family and especially loved picking on his grandchildren.
Dennis is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carolyn; children Debra (Craig) Tapp of Ames, Scott (Deb) Lamoreux of Britt, Randy Lamoreux of Britt, Jeff Lamoreux of Britt, and Kim (Larry) Merchant of Mason City; grandchildren Justin Engh of Holiday, Florida, Derek Engh of Britt, Cindy Studer of Britt, Mackenzie Lamoreux of Manly, Katie Lamoreux of Britt, Klayton Lamoreux of Britt, Chloe Lamoreux of Ames, Casey Lamoreux of Britt, Jaime Haugland of Hanlontown, and Valerie Cook of Portland, Oregon.
He is preceded in death by his parents; grandchildren Courtney Lamoreux and Logan Lamoreux; four brothers; and four sisters.