Dennis ‘Denny’ Downey, 77, Osage City: Nov. 13, 1946 – Jan. 17, 2024 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Dennis ‘Denny’ Downey, 77, Osage City: Nov. 13, 1946 – Jan. 17, 2024

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – Dennis “Denny” Downey, 77, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024, at St. Francis Hospital, Topeka, Kan. He was born Nov. 13, 1946, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Michael and Cleo (Gardner) Downey.

Denny grew up in Kansas City, Mo., and had lived around Osage City, Kan., since 1970.

Denny served in the United States Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969. He worked as a line worker for General Motors for 30 years.

On May 20, 2006, Denny was united in marriage to Judy Kemble, at Osage City.

Denny was preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Cleo.

Denny is survived by his wife, Judy, of the home; stepdaughter, Christine (Allen) Foster, Burlingame, Kan.; brother, Tim Downey, Kansas City, Mo.; two step-grandchildren, Kourtney (Raynor) McClendon and Kurtis Flynn; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Osage City. Burial will be in the St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, Osage City. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until the Rosary at 7 p.m. Monday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at

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