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Dennis Merry

Apr. 15, 1949 - Sept. 7, 2018

 

September 13, 2018 | View PDF

Dennis Dean Merry

Dennis Dean Merry

Dennis Dean Merry died peacefully on September 7, 2018, at Whitman Hospital and Medical Center. He was with his wife and mother.

He was born to Merle Dean and Harriet Louise (Throckmorton) Merry on April 15, 1949 in Colfax, Wash.

He attended Colfax High School and graduated in 1967. He attended Spokane Falls Community College and majored in Horticulture before enlisting in the U.S. Army, 1968-1970. He served in Vietnam, stationed with Company B of the 101ST Airmobile Division as a Chinook helicopter Crew Chief.

Dennis loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing, digging in the garden and being outdoors in nature.

He donated time to his favorite charity, the Badger Mountain Boogie fundraiser for NMRM.

Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Merle Dean Merry. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Brenda Lee; five children; and four grandchildren. He leaves behind his mother, Harriet Louise Merry (Throckmorton); and three surviving brothers, Donald Michael, Robert Merle and Richard Allen Merry.

Memorial services will be held at Colfax Church of the Nazarene on Morton St., across from Colfax High School on Saturday September 15th at 2:00 pm.

 
 

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