Dennis Eggers, 79, of Corsica, SD, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019, at his home after a brief battle with cancer.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 AM Monday, November 18, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Corsica. Burial will be at 2:00 PM Monday at Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation is 5-8:00 PM Sunday, November 17, with a 7:00 PM prayer service at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Arrangements are by Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.
Dennis E. Eggers was born June 12, 1940, in Douglas County, SD to Harry and Eileen (Magonegil) Eggers. He attended country school and graduated from Corsica High School. Dennis married Valores Olawsky on July 3, 1961, at First Lutheran Church in Mitchell. Through the years he worked for the State Highway Department, Hormels, Corsica Livestock, Spaans Trucking, CHS Farmers Alliance, and most recently was employed the past 12 years at the Good Samaritan Society.
Den’s hobbies included fishing, hunting, watching Twins baseball, and checking out the latest Saturday auction sale.
He’s survived by his wife of 58 years, Valores Eggers, Corsica; his 3 daughters, Lisa Petersen (Craig Tischler),Mitchell, Denise (Roger) Plooster, Sioux Falls and Darci Eggers, Portland OR; 5 grandchildren, Jeremy (Andi) Petersen, Ryan (Gretchen) Petersen, Trent (Kayla) Plooster all of Sioux Falls, Taryn (Freddy) Flanagan of Mitchell and Brynn (Adam) Hoesing of Viborg; 9 great-grandchildren; Addison, Kinley and Maddyn Petersen, Reese Flanagan, Quinn Petersen, Drake and Brexton Plooster , and Brooklyn and Hudson Hoesing; his siblings, Jim(Jan) Eggers, Corsica, Rod (Lynda) Eggers, Armour, Kathy Eggers, Mitchell, Tom (Lori) Eggers, Sioux Falls, and Deb Eggers, Sioux Falls.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Bernie.
Memorials may be directed to the Douglas County Pink ladies (1109 Dobson Ave, Armour, SD 57313) or Our Savior Lutheran Church in Corsica.