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Dennis J Speer

Obituary for Dennis J Speer

December 8, 1938 - December 11, 2016
Crown Point, Indiana | Age 78


Dennis J Speer 78, of Crown Point passed away Dec 11, 2016 in his home of 40 years with his wife and son by his side. He is survived by Leta, the LOVE of his life and wife of 49 years; his son and daughter-in-law Derek & Dana and their three children. Mercedes, Danica and Derek Jr; and his younger brother Robert of Knox. Dennis graduated from Morocco High and attended the Univ of Illinois @ Navy Pier before serving in the Army, First Division. He had a long and respectable career at Ford Motor Co. as a Quality Engineer, twice winning awards for his unique designs to improve quality. Dennis had a passion for photography and an eye for finding beauty in the world. He also was a pilot from the time he was a youth and although he couldn't fly as often as he would have liked, it gave him great happiness. He enjoyed golfing and car shows, but his true love was his family, always putting them first. He was a loving husband, excellent father, wonderful host, and true friend to all who knew him.
Visitation, Saturday, December 17, from 11-1, concluding with Funeral Services, at 1PM, all at Sheets Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 604 E. Commercial Ave., Lowell. Burial will follow in Lake Village Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the family.

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