74, died October 8, 2014 at home with family by his side in
Stayton, after a long battle of complications following open
heart surgery. He was born in Hubbard, and lived all of his
life in Stayton. Denny worked all of his life in the wood
products industry, retiring from Trus Joist as a press
operator. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Stayton and
also the social network club in downtown Stayton.
Denny served as a
volunteer fireman in Stayton from 1970 1986, also served
as a board member for the Stayton Fire District. He enjoyed
fly fishing and was a master fly tier, he also enjoyed,
hunting and camping. As a young man, Denny was an avid scuba
diver, and was hard hat certified.
He is survived by
his children: Jeff (Tina) Deetz of Lyons and Rebecca Deetz of
Battleground, WA; sister: Sharon (Jim) Lewis of Stayton; 6
grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be
Monday, October 13, 2014 from 3-7 pm at North Santiam Funeral
Home. Graveside service will be Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at
1:00 pm at Lone Oak Cemetery in Stayton, with a reception to
follow at the Stayton Moose Lodge. Contributions may be made
to Salem Hospital Foundation Heart Fund PO Box 14001
Salem, OR 97309. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.