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Richard James 'Dick' Denny

Richard James "Dick" Denny

Apr 1, 1941 - May 25, 2010
Richard James “Dick” Denny, 69, of rural Lander, died Tuesday morning, May 25, 2010 at his home.

Memorial services will be Wednesday, June 2nd, at 11:00 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church of Lander with Pastor Tim Sersen officiating.

Richard James Denny was born April 1, 1941 in Omaha, Nebraska to Richard and Helen (Simmons) Denny. He grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, moving to Boulder in 1957 and graduated Boulder Colorado High School in 1959.

On May 2, 1970 he married Bette Ann Brooks in Boulder. The couple had just celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.

The couple moved to Lander from Colorado in 1983. Mr. Denny was a retired school bus driver for Fremont County School District #1.

His family said he enjoyed riding motorcycles, hunting, shooting, golfing and “roachin’”.

He is survived by his wife Bette; son, Sean Denny and fiancé, Ronna Denny of Rawlins; mother, Helen Denny of Boulder, Colo.; brother, Sherdon Denny of Boulder; sister, Allison Herring and husband Steve of Niwot, Colo.; brother and sister-in-laws, Sharon and George Grindrod of Florida, and Lynn and Terry Grave of Minnesota; grandchildren, Brianna Rae Denny, Kyrsten Sadie Brooke Denny, and Ethan Richard Denny.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard.

Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church care of Davis Funeral Home.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.