Dennis Enberg

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Dennis Peter Enberg


Dennis Peter Enberg, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2014. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3pm on Saturday, May 3rd, at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Durham.

A native of Michigan, Dennis was the son of Arnie Enberg and Belle Weiss. He was a 1957 graduate of Armada Area Schools and then served in the United States Navy from 1957-1960. He received his bachelor's from Michigan State University, his master's from Miami University (Ohio) and his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Always the teacher, Dennis was a professor of geography at North Carolina Central University for 35 years and spent many summers as an educator for the United States National Park Service.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Margery Enberg; sons Erik and Jon; daughter Jill; brother Richard; sister Sharyl; and five grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lustgarten Foundation for pancreatic cancer research or the Armada Education Foundation.
Published in The News & Observer on Apr. 30, 2014
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