Services for Dennis J. Ende, 76, of Rogers were Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2012, at Immanuel United Methodist Church in Corcoran.
Rev. Jonathan Lee officiated. Pianist was Mary Ann Rick and Soloist was Penny Lynn Tompkenis.
Mr. Ended died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. He was born May 30, 1936, in Hanover, Minn., to Alice and Walter Ende. He was second to the oldest of five children; one living sister, Marlene Anselment; two living brothers, Gene and Allen, and one brother Robert, who was killed in an automobile crash in 1947 at age 16.
Mr. Ended grew up on a farm in Hanover, Minn., until age 20 at which time he married his wife of 56 years, Kate Esterly. The Endes had two children, Steve and Linda and three granddaughters, Rachel, Christina and Erica.
He worked for Bemis Bag Company and later for Osseo School District for 22 years. He retired in January 1998.
He owned classic cars for 24 years and enjoyed driving his cars for pleasure and listening to country music. He also met his friends at the local truck stop for coffee.
We will all miss Denny!