Denny W. Lamer - 68

3/12/1945 - 1/6/2014

Davis Junction, Illinois

Davis Junction, IL – Dennis “Denny” W. Lamer, age 68, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village. He was born Mar. 13, 1945 in Anna, IL the son to James and Martha (Weiss) Lamer. He graduated from Ritenour High School in St. Louis, MO, and then graduated from the St. Louis County Police Academy. He married Lana Melton on Sept. 19, 1964 in Bel-Ridge, MO. Denny worked 25 years for Sears in the Asset Protection Dept. retiring in 2000. He then started his own company called Show Time Installations. Denny was a member of the Elk Grove Baptist Church where he served as trustee prior to moving to Davis Junction. He currently was attending the Red Brick Church in Stillman Valley. His hobbies included woodworking and building and flying his RC airplanes. He was predeceased by his parents and brother Douglas Lamer. Survived by his wife Lana of Davis Junction, children; Sheri (Mark) Ray of Huntley, IL and Kenny (Jaime) Lamer of Davis Junction, sister Donna Sexton of O’Fallon, MO, 2 grandchildren Austin and Tyler Lamer, 3 nieces, 2 nephews, and 14 great nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm, Thur. evening at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 136 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Stillman Valley, IL.  Funeral service will be 10:30 am, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at the Red Brick Church in Stillman Valley with the Rev. Chris Brauns pastor of the church officiating. Burial will be at the Big Mound Cemetery near Davis Junction.  A memorial fund is established for the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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