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Dennis M. Davenport

July 6, 1951 — January 26, 2024

South Sioux City, NE

   Dennis M. Davenport, 72, of South Sioux City passed away on Friday, January 26, 2024 at a local care facility. Private family services will be held at a future date. Mohr & Becker Hunt Funeral Home assisting family with arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to

   Dennis was born on July 6, 1951 in Sioux City, the son of Boyd and Virginia (Parmelee) Davenport. He graduated from South Sioux City High School and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from Wayne State College. After college Dennis returned to Sioux City where he worked for Gateway for several years until the company closed.

   On February 28, 2004, Dennis married Virginia “Ginny” Risk in Sioux City. Ginny preceded Dennis in death in October of 2019.

   Dennis was a man of many talents, and he excelled at everything he put his mind to. He was musically inclined, as Dennis played guitar, drums, and was a great singer. He played in many various bands around Sioux City throughout the years. His later years was devoted to gospel and bible studies.  He was an avid runner and competed in many marathons and earned his black belt in Tae Kwon Do in just one year.

   Dennis is survived by his mother, Virginia Davenport; siblings: Mark Davenport (Jennifer), Linda Kennedy (Chuck), Elaine Skrdlant (Don), and Tim Davenport (Lisa); and several nieces and nephews: Bryce, Hannah, Lindsey, Drew, Morgan, Jaycob, Torianna, Anesa, and special nephew Charlie Watkins.

   He was preceded in death by his wife, Ginny; son, Benjamin; brother, Jeff; father, Boyd; nephew, Michael; and grandparents: Ray and Rose Parmelee.

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