Dennis Doeden, 60
Dennis Doeden, 60, of Fowler, died, Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Central. He was born May 2, 1952, to Hank & the late Dona Doeden. He was a 1970 graduate of Benton Central High School. He married Carolee (Rooze) Doeden, June 2, 1973, in West Lafayette, and she survives.
He owned Dennis Doeden Construction, working as a self-employed contractor. He was a member of the Fowler United Methodist Church, where he had been the General Contractor when their new church was built in 2003. He had been a Boy Scout Leader for several years. He was also active with the Benton Central Building Trades program, which he served as the President of the board. His Family was his greatest joy, especially his 10 Grandchildren whom he loved to distraction. Dennis was known for his infectious smile & sense of humor.
Surviving with his wife, Carolee, of Fowler are 2 Sons, Bryan Doeden (Wife: Angela), Noblesville, IN; Brad Doeden (Wife: Brianah), Alvaton, Ky.; 10 Grandchildren, Arianna, Braedyn, Arabella, Brycen, Heather, Alyssa, Ian, Jake, John & Meliah; Father, Hank Doeden, Boswell, Sister, Karen Barnard (Husband: Paul), Oxford; 4 Brothers, David Doeden (Wife: Mindy) Bristow, VA, H. George Doeden, Boswell, IN, Delmer Doeden (Wife: Judy), Hoopeston, IL & Gordon Doeden (Wife: Chris), Crestwood, Ky. A Son, Brent Alan Doeden & his Mother, Dona Doeden preceded him in death.
Visitation will be, Friday, November 30, 2012, from 4-8 PM, at the Fowler United Methodist Church, Fowler, IN. Funeral service will be at 10:30 AM, Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the church with Pastor Brenda Ludwig officiating. Memorial Contributions may be made to a yet to be established Scholarship for Benton Central Building Trades in Dennis' Honor.
Shoemaker Funeral Home, Otterbein, is assisting the Family with the services