Robert H. Dennewill
September 21, 1921 - October 14, 2013
Robert Dennewill was born in Indianola, Iowa, on Sept. 21, 1921. He passed away peacefully on Oct. 14, 2013, in San Pedro, CA, a place he called home for 65 years. Robert was very proud of his military service, serving in the Army during WW II in Africa and France, where he met his warbride, Simone. After WW II, Robert joined the Air Force retiring after serving almost 20 years. He then worked as an insurance underwriter for the Automobile Club of So. Calif for almost 20 years. Robert was also very proud of the 65 years he was involved with the VFW, including the years he was Post Commander. Robert is survived by his wife of 67 years, Simone, and his children Elizabeth Osborne and her husband Jim Osborne, Shirley Montes and her husband Juan Montes, and James Dennewill; his grandchildren Michael Bennett, Tiffany Tejas, James Dennewill, Jr., and Sarah Montes; and his great-grandchildren Brittany and AJ Tejas, LeeAnne and Tyler Bennett and Joshua and Ella Dennewill. His first great-great-grandchild Trinity Lynne was due in three weeks. Visitation will be held on Wed., Oct. 23, from 5-7 PM followed by evening services at 7 PM at McNerney's Mortuary, 570 W. 5th St., San Pedro. On Thurs, Oct. 24 at 11 AM, a military burial will be held at Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., March AFB, CA. Please sign the guestbook at mcnerneysmortuary.com.
Published in Daily Breeze from Oct. 19 to Oct. 22, 2013