Dennis Lindsey Loux
September 13, 1941 - October 25, 2018
CLEAR LAKE – Dennis Lindsey Loux, 77, of Clear Lake, died Thursday, October 25, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City.
Per Denny's wishes, his body has been cremated and a Celebration of Life will be from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, October 28, 2018, at the Clear Lake VFW, 219 Main Ave., Clear Lake.
Denny was born September 13, 1941, the son of Lloyd Robert and Shirley Marie (Lindsey) Loux in Clarion, IA. He married Virginia Fjetland in 1963 at Forest Evangelical Lutheran Church in Forest City.
Denny graduated from Forest City High School. He began working as a contractor for Peterson Construction in Forest City before working in sales for Winnebago Industries for an extended amount of time. He then started JD Construction with his brother-in-law, Jerry Fjetland and later owned and operated Loux Construction for 40 years; 30 of which was with his son, Dino, until he retired.
Denny was a very laid-back man who would quietly interject his famous one-liners into any conversation. He liked taking day trips and always looking forward to planning his next project whether it was his own home, or a family member's. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and also cherished being able to attend their sporting events and school activities.
Most of all, Tootie was Denny's best friend. They were inseparable, loved spending time together and were always having fun with one another.
Denny is survived by his soulmate of 55 years, Virginia “Tootie” Loux of Clear Lake; four children, Valerie (John) Burtness, Vonnie (Scott) Amosson, and Dino (Dawn) Loux all of Clear Lake, and Jeanne (Jerry Hanson) Helling of Dubuque; ten grandchildren, Whitney (John) Mixdorf of Clear Lake, Colby (Lisa) Dye of Iowa City, Chase (Jordan) Burtness of Cedar Falls, Cameron Burtness of Clear Lake, Jade (Jake Branstad) Loux of Clear Lake, Myah Loux of Ames, Lisa (Nick) Kies of Lake View, IA, Cody (April) Wolter of Dubuque, Rebecca (Tom) Ameche of Dubuque and Carter Hanson of Dubuque; nine great-grandchildren, Kinsey Anderegg of Clear Lake, Caroline and Cora Mixdorf of Clear Lake, Marlie Branstad of Clear Lake, Cale Dye of Iowa City, Braxton Burtness of Cedar Falls, Colson and Miranda Kies of Lake View and baby Wolter expected in 2019; a sister, Diane Netland of Mesa, AZ; three sisters-in-law, Carmen Fjetland of Emmetsburg, IA, Roxann Fjetland of Clear Lake and Cynthia Balvance of Forest City; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers-in-law, Willard Netland, and Collin, Lon and Jerry Fjetland; and his parents-in-law, Clifford and Verl Fjetland.
Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th St., Clear Lake. 641-357-2193. ColonialChapels.com.