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June 18, 1945 - Oct. 7, 2013 SOUTH BEND - Robert L. "Denny" Denniston, 68, residing in South Bend, passed away at 10:15 pm Monday, October 7, 2013, in Fountainview Golden Living Center, Mishawaka. He was born in South Bend on June 18, 1945, to the late Alfred J. and Pearl C. (Nelson) Denniston, and had remained a lifelong area resident. On December 9, 1967, in South Bend, he married the former Judith C. Johnson, who survives. In addition to his loving wife, Judith, Robert is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Denniston of South Bend; and son, David Denniston, also of South Bend; two grandchildren, Cole and Elijah; one brother, James (Deanna) Denniston of Dallastown, PA; one brother-in-law, Donald Johnson of South Bend; one sister-in-law, Janice Johnson of Noblesville, IN; a close cousin, Barbara Hardin of Park Ridge, IL; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Robert served his country honorably in the United States Navy. He worked as a technician for CTS Inc. for 38 years before retiring in May 2006. Robert was a longtime member of Immanuel United Methodist Church and enjoyed operating amateur radios. Funeral services for Robert will be 11:00 am Friday, October 11, 2013, in the Immanuel United Methodist Church, 1211 W. Ewing Avenue, South Bend, IN 46613, with Pastor Paul Anderson officiating. Military graveside services and burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 5:00 - 7:00 pm Thursday in the Palmer Funeral Home - Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan Street, South Bend, IN 46614, as well as one hour prior to services in church on Friday. Contributions in memory of Robert may be donated to Immanuel United Methodist Church; or
, 115 S. Lafayette Blvd., South Bend, IN 46601. Online condolences may be sent to the Denniston family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Oct. 9, 2013