Dennis Eugene Mayer, age 64, of Nebraska City died Oct. 7, 2019, at his home.  
Dennis was born Feb. 17, 1955, in Fairbury, the son of Verlin and Gertrude (Schroeder) Mayer.  
Dennis grew up Washington, Kan., and was a 1973 graduate of Washington High School.  
He graduated from the University of Kansas with an engineering degree.  Dennis formerly worked at various power plants, including Cooper Nuclear Plant in Brownville.  
Other power plants he worked at were in
Columbia, S.C., Clarksville, Tenn., Forth Worth,
Texas.  
Dennis returned to Nebraska City three years ago.  Dennis had a love for animals, photography and music.  
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Nebraska City where he served as an Elder.
Survivors include his daughters, Maddy Woods and husband Jared of Commerce City, Colo., and Hannah Mayer of San Francisco, Calif.; brothers and sisters, Marilyn Dach and husband Pete of Pagosa Springs, Colo., Pat Heser, Jim Mayer and Robert Mayer, all of Lincoln; many other relatives and friends.  
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service was to be 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 14, at the First Presbyterian Church in Nebraska City  Private inurnment will be held at a later date.
The family will greet friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
Memorials are suggested to the First Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.marshallfuneral. com.
Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.