Dennis Craig passed away Friday, August 23, 2013 at his home in Carlisle. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am., Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Peterson Funeral Home in Carlisle with burial to follow in the Middle River Cemetery. Visitation with his family will be held from 5-7 pm. Tuesday, August 27 also at Peterson Funeral Home. Dennis was born on February 22, 1949 to John and Bernice Plaehn Craig in Waterloo, Iowa. Denny moved to the Carlisle area 40 years ago where he and Lynn raised their three children. Prior to moving to Carlisle, Iowa he worked for Massey Ferguson. He has worked for Bartholomew Farms for the past 40 years. Denny was the true American farmer and absolutely loved his job, he was up before the break of dawn every day ready to take on the new day and get to work. It was a very rare moment to not see Denny fixing something. He was absolutely amazing at what he did and could truly fix anything, he was always so kind to always help others any chance he could get. He passed his love of farming onto both of his boys where they will continue in his legacy. In his free time he loved, hunting, hot air ballooning with his family,watching old John Wayne movies and playing with his grandkids whom he loved dearly. Dennis is survived by his wife Lynn of Carlisle; sons Bill of Carlisle and Brad (Amy) of Carlisle; daughter Michelle Craig of Carlisle; mother Bernice Craig of Dike; sister Jean (Jim )Loger of Dike; grandchildren Ariel, Madison, Ashlynn, Colton and Chase. Dennis was preceded in death by his father John and a brother Bob. Online condolences may be made at www.petersonfuneralservice.com.