Richard D. Jennings
September 08, 1924 - March 01, 2016
Birthplace: Elliott, Iowa
Resided In: Elliott, Iowa

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Richard Damian Jennings, age 91, passed away Monday, March 1, 2016 at his residence in Elliott, Iowa. Richard was born September 8, 1924 in Elliott, Iowa the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Jennings. He was raised in Elliott, Iowa and then joined the United States Navy serving during WWII. Upon his return to Elliott, Richard started working for the United States Post Office. He was united in marriage to DuVeen Dollar on June 12, 1950 in Des Moines, Iowa. They made their home in Elliott, Iowa. Richard was a long time member of the Elliott Volunteer Fire Department and retired from the Elliott Post Office in the mid 1980's.

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife: DuVeen on January 9, 2012; and 8 brothers and sisters. Survivors include his sons: Richard Jennings and wife Mary Sullivan of Omaha, NE; Donald Jennings and wife Trish of Griswold, IA; and Ronald Jennings and wife Teresa of Elliott, IA; grandchildren: Sara Parks and husband Josh of Omaha, NE; Lori Carlson and husband Doug of Shenandoah, IA; Whitney Olsen and wife Kristina of Cedar Rapids, IA; Shyler Olsen and wife Tara of Cedar Rapids, IA; Sarah Olsen of Red Oak, IA; Brandi Jennings Wells and husband Tim of Rapid City, SD; Justin Schroder and wife Megan of Griswold, IA; and Katie Sickels and husband Jason of Red Oak, IA; great grandchildren: Dax and Sophia Graves; Kelsey, Nicholas, and Miley Carlson; MacKinzie, MacKade, and MacKendrick Schroder ; Tryston Locke, and Reece, Christopher, and Kairi Olsen; and many other relatives and friends.

There will be a private family graveside service held at the Hillside Cemetery in Elliott, Iowa.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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