Dennis L. Kimsey

Nov. 26, 1953 – Dec. 29, 2021


Dennis L. Kimsey, of Seward, was born Nov. 26, 1953, to William J. Sr. and Audra (Birdsong) Kimsey in Jefferson City, Missouri.

He graduated from Laura Speed Elliot High School in Boonville, Missouri in 1971. He served in the United States Army from 1972-1975. On Sept. 12, 1974, Dennis was united in marriage to Karin Karm in Sindellfingen, Germany. Dennis was a truck driver, like his dad, and drove for the co-op before he retired. In his free time, he enjoyed watching old western movies on TV and playing with his dogs, Lucy and Raven. Dennis passed away Dec. 29, 2021, in Lincoln, at the age of 68 years, 1 month and 4 days.

He is survived by his wife, Karin Kimsey of Seward; mother, Lois Kimsey of Seward; daughters, Shawna (Jarvis) Daniels of Broomfield, Colorado, Diane (Jake) Rojas of McCool Junction, Sonja (Joe) Frank of Montana, Bettina (Bernd) Elzenbaumer of Germany; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; siblings, Shelley (Gary) Johnson of Seward, James (Lisa) Kimsey of Seward, William (Melissa) Kimsey, Jr. of Seward, Melinda (Steven) Zey of Blue Springs, Missouri, Russell (Susan) Brandes of Prairie Home, Missouri, Dustin (Glenda) Kaiser of Jefferson City, Missouri; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Dennis was preceded in death by his father, William Kimsey, Sr.; mother, Audra Gunter; daughter and son-in-law, Jessica and Quincy Kimsey; daughter, Cindi Kimsey; brother, Ricky Kimsey; grandparents, Lawrance and Lucille Kimsey and Albert and Dorothy Birdsong.

A signing of a rememberance book will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, at Volzke Funeral Home in Seward. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at Seward United Methodist Church. Private inurnment will be in the Anderson Cemetery with full military honors. Memorial contributions are suggested to the family. Condolences may be left for the family online at