February 13, 2020
Dennis passed away Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the age of 81.
Dennis was born in Altona Manitoba, the 5th of 10 children. He grew up in Alberta and made his way to the Yukon in 1959 at the age of 20. Dennis fell in love with the Yukon and lived and worked in many communities and highway maintenance camps and eventually made Carmacks, Yukon his forever home with his wife Shirley in 1980.
After working hard for 35 years looking after the Yukon Highways, Dennis was fortunate to retire and spent many years doing what he loved most; fishing, hunting, reading, gardening and just being at home. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; 6 children, Ted, Denise, Susan, Joe, Cory and Heather; 10 grandchildren, Travis, Bryan, Brandon, Jordan, Jesse, Lucas, Kolton, Justine, Jorja and Levi and 1 great granddaughter, Marcy.
Services were held on Monday, February 24th at the Carmacks Recreation Centre.