Dennis Connolly Obituary

Dennis Patrick Connolly
Dennis Patrick Connolly
Dennis Patrick Connolly

March 3, 1953 - July 15, 2007
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Dennis Patrick Connolly, 54, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2007 at Broadlawns ICU Hospital from pneumonia. A funeral mass will be held 10 AM, Thursday, July 19th at St. Augustin Catholic Church with burial following at Glendale Cemetery.

Dennis was born March 3, 1953 to Bernard J. and Mary Ellen Connolly in Des Moines, Iowa and lived in Iowa his entire life. He attended grade school at Holy Trinity Parochial School, high school at Dowling Catholic, attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska and received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Drake University in Des Moines.

Dennis was an independent commercial real estate broker with an office in Des Moines. He was Past President of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick and was awarded their Irishman of the Year in 1987. Dennis had served on the Urbandale Planning and Zoning Commission, and was a board member of Birth Right. Dennis was a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus and a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Dennis is survived by his three children, Nathan, Kelly and Colleen all of Des Moines; his mother, Mary Ellen Connolly of West Des Moines; a brother, Bernard J. Connolly, Jr. of Annapolis, Maryland and two sisters, Bernadine Travers (John) and Rosemary Connolly both of West Des Moines.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 18th at Westover Funeral Home from 4 to 7 PM with a Rosary at 7 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Dowling Catholic High School or Broadlawns ICU department.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Augustin Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Thursday, July 19, 2007
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Thursday, July 19, 2007


Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Broadlawns Hospital - ICU
1801 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50314