Dennis L. Suhr
Dennis L. Suhr
  • September 24, 1950 - November 4, 2017
  • Rockford, Illinois

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Dennis L. Suhr, 67, of Rockford has gone to his eternal home on Saturday November 4, 2017. Dennis was born on September 24, 1950 in Rockford, the son of Alice and Verle Suhr. Dennis attended West High School and after graduation his number was drawn to go off to Vietnam until 1972. Denny supported the Boy Scout and Girl Scouts, he loved animals, especially birds. He was an avid music lover and passed on to his children and granddaughter his love for the Cubs, Bears and college football. Denny loved his family and all six of his siblings. Dennis was a member of Broadway Covenant Church, Eagles Club, Loves Park VFW and the American Legion.
Dennis married his love and soulmate of 41 years Denise A. LeGault on December 26, 1975. Of this marriage he adopted 2 sons Vincent Suhr and Scott Suhr-Cromell and daughter Angelina Waldron. He is survived by his granddaughter Annika Waldron; siblings Judy (Frank) Jaeger, Nancy Breuhaus, Jerry (Mary) Suhr and Toni (Joe) Bortoli; father-in-law Sam VanDyke; several nieces and nephews.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, sister Brenda Suhr and his special mother-in-law Alice VanDyke.
Visitation for Dennis will be Thursday November 9, 2017 at Sunset Funeral Home from 5 - 8 pm. A service to celebrate Dennis life will be Friday November 10, 2017 at 10:00 am at the funeral home with Military Honors.