Denny was unexpectedly and suddenly stricken with a heart attack on

Saturday, December 19, 2009 while attending a family Christmas gathering

at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Karen Jo and Tim.

He was rushed to Region's hospital where he passed away

peacefully at 10:59 A.M. on December 21st, surrounded by his wife Bonnie

and other family members. He had never regained consciousness.


Denny is survived by his wife of seventeen years Bonnie Jo Stokes and children Nathan,

Emily and Karen Jo. He also leaves behind two beloved grand children

by Karen Jo and Tim; best buddy Jared and baby brother Noah.

Denny is also survived by his sister, Rebecca.


Denny was an avid musician and photographer and played

guitar in a band. He was loved by many and is missed by us all.