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Corem "Doc" Lee Dennis

May 8, 1926 ~ October 28, 2022 (age 96) 96 Years Old


URBANA, IL-  Corem “Doc” Lee Dennis, 96, passed away at 6:45PM, Friday, October 28, 2022 at Country Health Care & Rehab, Gifford, IL. 

Graveside services will be held at 1:30PM, Saturday, November 5, 2022 at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.  Military rites will be performed by V.F.W. Post 5520, Champaign. 

Doc was born May 8, 1926 and served in the U.S. Navy on the Cruiser USS-Boise in the Pacific during WWII.  He was, most notably, involved in the battle of Leyte Gulf during the war. After the war, he worked at Meadow Gold Dairy for 34 years until his retirement.

Doc leaves behind a wife, Wanda Riech Dennis, after 73 years of marriage.  Also surviving are a son, Steve Dennis(Debbie), a daughter, Linda Goslin(Scott), five grandsons, Jason, Matt, Christopher, Brandon, and Tanner, nine great grandchildren, a special niece, Michelle Rebecca(Steve), a great niece, Alyssa and a great nephew, Nicholas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Viola Saegesser Dennis, two brothers, Gene and Fred Dennis, and a sister, Carol Rosemier.

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