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1946 Daniel 2016

Daniel L. Dennis Sr.

October 24, 1946 — January 26, 2016

Daniel L. Dennis Sr. 69 of Rutland passed away Tuesday morning (January 26th) at his home.

A visitation will be held Saturday from 9 – 11 AM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Rutland Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers will be sons, Bill and John Dennis, grandsons, Jake and Joey Dennis, brothers, Jerry and Matt Dennis, nephew, Jim Dennis Jr. and friend John Clevenger.

Dan was born on October 24, 1946 in Streator to Matthew and Evelyn (Wiseman) Dennis Sr.  He married Harriet Etling on August 6, 1966. She survives.

Also surviving are sons William (Elizabeth) Dennis of Normal, John (Donna) Dennis of Henry, daughter-in-law, Tina (Matt) Barnard of Elpaso, 9 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren, brothers, Jerry (Marsha) Dennis of Streator and Matthew Dennis Jr. of Rutland, sister, Bev Collins of Streator, sisters-in-law, Joylene Dennis of Streator and Donna Dennis of Streator and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, son, Daniel Dennis Jr., brothers James and Carl Dennis and sister Barb Oakes.

Dan attended Woodland School and retired from Vissering Construction and was a member of the Marseilles Labors Union 393 and Bloomington Finishers Union Local 18, Rutland Volunteer Fire Department, Sons of the Legion in Rutland and was an avid fisherman.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to either the American Cancer Society or a charity of the donors’ choice.

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