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Dennis M. Oswalt

April 26, 1946 ~ October 13, 2018 (age 72)

Dennis Michael Oswalt was born on April 26, 1946 to Marvin M. and Bernice (Latarte) Oswalt in Chicago, Illinois. He passed from this life on Saturday, October 13, 2018 in Chariton, Iowa.

Dennis was about ten years of age when his family moved to the Chariton area, where he attended the Chariton Community Schools. He graduated from Chariton High School with the Class of 1965. After high school, Dennis enlisted in the United States Army, where he received training in auto mechanics. He worked at the Hy-Vee Distribution Center in Chariton, Iowa.

In his spare time, Dennis was an avid duck hunter and lover of the great outdoors. He , also enjoyed listening to country music and played in a band with some of his friends. He admired classic automobiles and muscles cars. Dennis was a proud owner of a red, 2000 Camaro with T-tops. He liked race cars, as well. He loved a good joke and laughter with his friends and family members. Dennis would share stories with his family and his friends who thought of as family as they were dear to his heart.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Bernice Oswalt; his infant daughter, Lori Ann Oswalt; and many Aunts, Uncles, and extended family. He is survived by his cousins, Sharon (Carl) Stoffer of Bussey, Iowa, Georgene (Glenn) Graydon of Wild Rose, Wisconsin, Ann (Glenn) Fried of White Hall, Pennsylvania, Dean Gerkey of Aptos, California, Teresa Chiak of Chariton, Iowa and Ed (Pam) Merrill of Rockford, Illinois; and many close friends.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

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