Dennis  Risius
Dennis Risius

February 16, 1959 - September 10, 2019
Resided in Polk City, Iowa


Dennis Risius, 60, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019, in Polk City at the Polk City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Dennis was born February 16, 1959, in Des Moines, IA, to John and Gert (Boyenga) Risius. He married Debra (Simmer) Risius.

Dennis worked as a landscaper for many years. He also worked for JIT Delivery and the Laborers Union Local 77. He loved to go to the races at the Iowa State Fairgrounds and the Boone Speedway. He also would take short day trips with Debra any day they could get away. Dennis was a real homebody when he and Debra weren’t on a roadtrip and spent much of his time with his family.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Debra Risius; son, Dennis Risius of Des Moines, IA; daughter, Nichole Risius of Des Moines, IA; stepdaughter, Brandi Wylie-Tully of Madrid, IA; stepson, Chuck Wylie of Des Moines, IA; grandchildren, Gage Young, Jaden Wylie-Tully, Andrea Risius, Abigail Risius, Davionna Davis, Dreden Davis, Draelynn Davis, Calvin Risius, and Hensli Risius; sister, LaVonna Kay Risius of Norwoodville, IA; brothers, Fred Risius of Des Moines, IA, Robert Risius of Des Moines, IA, George Risius; as well as many other family members, friends, and loved ones. He was preceded in death by his father, John Risius; mother, Gert Gertrude Risius; brothers, Kevin and Roger Risius.

A Memorial Celebration will be held at a later date, family will notify the attendees.