Dennis L. Shearer - 76

6/26/1943 - 2/11/2020

Davis Junction


Davis Junction, IL – Dennis Lee “Denny” Shearer, age 76, died Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon.  He was born June 26, 1943 in Rockford the son of John and Marion (Beer) Shearer.  He graduated from Stillman Valley High School in 1962.  Married JoAnne Swanson on March 7, 1964 at the Monroe Center Community Church.  Denny worked for 43 years at Rockford Product.  He was volunteer fireman for the Davis Junction Fire Department for 53 years, having served as Fire Chief and President of the Trustees.  He was a member of the Holcomb Masonic Lodge and the Tebala Shrine of Rockford.  He was an amazing grandfather to Autumn, Tamra, Jacob, Brandon, and Blake.  He was predeceased by his parents, daughter Tammy Wetzel, brothers John and Larry Shearer, sisters Judy Allan, Diane Spray, and Shirley Shearer.  He is survived by his wife of 55 years JoAnne, daughter Kim (Jeff) Kubly of Davis Junction, brothers Kenny Shearer of Monroe Center and Forest  (Bev) Shearer of Rockford, sister Luanna (John) Jennings of Monroe Center, 5 grandchildren; Autumn, Tamra, and Jacob Kubly, Brandon and Blake Wetzel, and several nieces and nephews, A celebration of Life open house will be from 1-4 pm, on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 at the Monroe Center Fire Department.  A memorial fund is established in Denny’s name and can be directed to his family. 

Celebration of Life:

A Celebration of Life Open House will be Sunday, February 16, 2020 from 1-4 pm at the Monroe Center Fire Department

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