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Gerald W. Dennis

Gerald W. Dennis, 76, of Markle, IN, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, FL.

Mr. Dennis was a 1963 graduate of Lancaster Central School in Wells County. He then graduated from Huntington College with a master’s in business. He worked at Midwestern United Life Insurance Company and Lincoln National Insurance Company for 25 years. He also worked for Youth for Christ as a fundraiser. In 2001 he was Executive President for Retirement Marketing Services and also Sales Manager for 10 years. He also served as board member and president for Life Line Homes (group homes). He helped establish Campus Life Junior Varsity in the middle schools in Huntington. He was also a Sunday School teacher and active member of Markle Church of Christ in Markle. He also attended Woodlawn Community Church in Bradenton. He served as Vice President, then President of Heather Hills Property Owners Association in Florida.

He was born on March 7, 1945, in Huntington County, to Charles and Lallah Laughlin Dennis. He married Bonnie Lou Springer on June 4, 1977. She survives.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Heidi Dennis Bermudez and Holly Dennis; a sister, Betty Ellet; and four grandchildren.

Calling will take place on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, from 3 to 6 p.m., at Markle Church of Christ, 455 E. Morse St., Markle. A funeral service will immediately follow. The family requests the wearing of masks and social distancing during the service times.

Private family interment will take place at the Markle Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Gerald Dennis Memorial GoFundMe Page, or to the Dennis Family with checks made payable to Bonnie Dennis. Both will be used to defer medical expenses. Checks may be sent in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.

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