Dennis, Wayne D. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon

Wayne D. Dennis, 75, died May 23, 2001, at Settler’s Park after a long illness.

At his request, there will be no funeral.

Mr. Dennis was born on March 10, 1926, at Baker City to Earle and Verlie Graven Dennis. He grew up in Baker City and attended Baker schools. He also attended Union High School, graduating in 1944.

Mr. Dennis worked as a meteorologist in the 1950s in Oregon as well as years in Juneau, Nome and king Salmon, Alaska. Later, he returned to Baker City where he owned an operated the Baker Cab Co. for many years with his brother, LaVaughn.

Mr. Dennis loved music and could play any instrument. His favorites were the accordion and the violin. He also enjoyed playing chess. While living in Alaska, Mr. Dennis liked fishing from his boat.

Survivors include his brother, Kelsey Dennis; an uncle, Elmer Graven.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, LaVaughn and Lynn Dennis.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 28, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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