Dennis Church

Obituary of Dennis LeRoy Church

Dennis Leroy Church, age 77, of Kelsyville, CA, died peacefully surrounded by family at his home on May 12, 2020. The family surrounding him at the time of his passing was Scott Sprague (nephew), Laura McNee (niece), Ralph Sprague (nephew), Rebecca Sprague (great niece), Virgina Potter (sister). Dennis was born to the late Virgil Sheppard Church and Lois Ruth Hunchinson on September 22,1942 in Grass Valley, CA. He was a beloved father to his children Rhonda (Church) Shane of Sacramento, CA and Richard Church of Fernley, NV; the cherished brother of Virginia Potter and Patricia Stewart; and grandfather to Ryan Church, Ashleigh Church, Emma Shane and Makenzie Shane. Dennis attended Sacramento High School in Sacramento, California. He then entered the US Army where he proudly served his country. Following his enlistment Dennis worked for the Sacramento Army Depot as a Forklift Operator for 30+ years. He also served the US Army as a civilian contractor in Heidelberg, Germany in the 1980’s. He will be honored by many for his dedication to those he served throughout his life. Dennis enjoyed fishing and was an active member of the National Rifle Association. Memorial Service will take place at a later date at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lakeport, CA. Our Dad will be laid to rest at Sacramento National Cemetery at Dixon, CA. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Wounded Warrior Project in Memory of Dennis L. Church at www.woundedwarriorpoject.org/donate
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