Vigen Memorial Home obituary – Cheryl L. Denning, 64, Keokuk

Cheryl L. Denning, 64, of Keokuk

Cheryl Lynn Denning, 64, of Keokuk, IA, died Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at UnityPoint Health in Keokuk.
She was born on August 10, 1955 in Keokuk, IA the daughter of Bennie Wayne and Mary Jane Gilliland Leffler. Cheryl graduated from Keokuk High School with the Class of 1973.
On July 20, 1974, Cheryl was united in marriage to Kelly Denning in Keokuk. He survives.
She is also survived by three sons, Mark Denning (Jessica) of Argyle, IA, Jason Denning (Megan) of Cedar Rapids, IA, and Daniel Denning (Trista) of Warsaw, IL, five grandchildren, Samantha Denning, Benjamin Denning, Taylynn Denning, Hayslee Denning and Mayven Denning, three step-grandchildren, Heather Davis, Laura Davis, and Micheal Davis., two step-great-grandchildren, one brother, Robert Leffler (Linda) of Warsaw, IL, one sister-in-law, Lois Leffler of Keokuk and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Danny Wayne Leffler.
Cheryl had been employed at Methode in Carthage, IL for twenty-two years.
She was a member of the New Testament Christian Church in Keokuk.
Cheryl enjoyed watching T.V. and had several favorite shows she watched faithfully, including “The Young and The Restless, and the Wednesday night line-up of “Chicago Fire, Med and P.D.” She also enjoyed talking to her friends and family on her phone. But most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren, they were her pride and joy.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation and the restriction for public gatherings there will be no public services or visitation at this time. A Celebration of Cheryl’s life for family and friends will be held at a later date.
The Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk is assisting the family with arrangements.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at

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