Dennis Eaton, age 76 of Bouton, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at his home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Lake Robbins Ballroom, rural Bouton. Visitation will be on Thursday May 4, 2017 from 1 to 8 p.m. with family present to greet friends from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home in Perry. Burial will be in the Wall Lake Cemetery at Wall Lake, Iowa at 1 p.m. After the graveside service the family will gather for a celebration of life from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Lake Robbins Ballroom and there will be food and beverages available for purchase at that time. Memorials will be given to family and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent at www.carrisfuneralhome.com.
Dennis Kaye Eaton was born on February 8, 1941 at Carroll, Iowa to Lyle and Velma (Tjaden) Eaton. He attended school at Wall Lake, Iowa. He was united in marriage to Sandra Kaye Mohr in the Little Brown Church at Nashua, Iowa, a marriage that lasted for 35 years. He worked at Oscar Mayer for 26 years and a Farrier for 53 years.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church at Minburn, Iowa. He enjoyed horse activities, hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife Sandra, parents, Lyle and Velma Eaton and a son, Troy Allen Eaton.
He is survived by his sons, Kevin (Cindy) Eaton, Winterset, Iowa and Brad (Susie) Eaton, Ankeny, Iowa, grandchildren, Roxanne, Lyndsey, Logan and Nicholas, sisters, Donna Reiter, Nelda Leighter, Diane (Gary) Wheeler, Debbie (Randall) Druivenga and Becky (Mike) Koessel, his companion, Marcie Alborn and her daughter, Kandy (Denny) Putz and a close family friend, Craig (Lisa) Jones.