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Dennis Alan Loser, 74, of Morton, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria surrounded by his family.
He was born August 25, 1944 in Peoria, IL the son of Gilbert and Lorene Ehresman Loser. He married Cathy Stoutenborough on October 9, 1981 in Peoria.
Surviving are his wife, three daughters Casey (Keith) Schroeder, Tori (John Mortimeyer) Loser and Dawn Wiley. Also surviving are five grandchildren Austin Schroeder, Mason, Myles and Ellie Mortimeyer and Shay Wiley. Further surviving are two great grandchildren; Riddick and Alaryk Wiley along with one brother Gary (Shirlee) Loser.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1965 until his honorable discharge in 1969 serving on the U.S.S. Dixie. Dennis was a member of the American Legion Post 318, Kennel Lake Sportsmen Club both in Morton and VFW Post 4835 in Creve Coeur, IL. He last worked for the Air Land Transport as a truck driver.
Denny enjoyed football, especially the Chicago Bears, NASCAR, fishing, camping, riding motorcycles in his younger days, but mostly being with family and friends.
Denny was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. His smile would light up the room and he was loved by all and will be greatly missed.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service is scheduled for 12:30pm Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the American Legion Post 318, 24 East Adams St, in Morton. A celebration of life will follow from 1:00pm until 5:00pm also at the legion. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Morton American Legion Post 318. To share a memory or send a condolence for his family, visit www.peoriafuneral.com.