Monday, June 23rd, 2014
Dennis A. "Denny" Dues, 72, Celina, passed away at 4 p.m. June 21, 2014, at home with his family.
He was born Feb. 1, 1942, in Coldwater, to Clem and Regina Bruns Dues. On Oct. 26, 1963, he married Mary Birkmeyer, who survives in Celina.
Also surviving are two sons, Michael (Shawn) Dues, Celina, and Steve (Danielle) Dues, Spencerville; seven grandchildren, Erin (Jacob) Zimmerly, Adam (Brooke) Dues, Alex Dues, Tyler Dues, Ben Dues, Brandon Dues, Jason Dues; three stepgrandchildren, Alissa Mir, Arianne Mir and Christopher Mir; four great-grandchildren, Becca, Jadyn, Benson and Jared Zimmerly; two brothers, Virgil (Irene) Dues, Coldwater, and Gary (Jan) Dues, Celina, two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Graham, Allen, Texas, and Joan Dues, Coldwater; and a sister, Marlene (Rob) Fisher, Coldwater.
Deceased are two brothers, Leon Dues and Orville Dues.
He graduated in 1961 from Coldwater High School and then from the Ohio State Barber College. He was co-owner of George and Denny's Barber Shop for 40 years and retired in 2002. He later worked at Dues Nursery.
He coached little league football in Celina for 20 years. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren grow up and attending their sporting events. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and a 50-year member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 1800.
A Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fr. Kenneth Schnipke officiating. Burial will follow in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina. Knights of Columbus Prayer service is 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may be made to the I.C. Endowment Fund or State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice.
Condolences may be left at www.ldhfuneralhome.com.