Curtis Denny Jr.

Denny, Curtis

Curtis L. "Chief" Denny, Jr., 81, of Menasha, died peacefully on Sunday morning November 25, 2012 at home, surrounded by love. The son of the late Curtis and Clema (Webster) Denny, Sr. was born July 6, 1931. He married the former Beverly Klevene on October 31, 1952 and she preceded him in death on April 11, 1998. Curtis served in the U.S. Army.

Curtis was an avid Bingo player and loved his slot machines. He retired from his welding career with Mueller Pipelines to spend time with his wife, Beverly before she passed. They both shared a love for rummage sales.

Curtis is survived by his children, Debra (Don) Pitsch, Sara Danielson, Brenda Skenandore, Chantay Denny, Curtis (Peggy) Denny III, Bill (Cindy) Denny, grandchildren, Danelle (Matt) Wilson, Jill McIntosh, Sunrise Pitsch, Lucas Pitsch, Shawn (Tori) Pitsch, Eric Pitsch, Joey (Sarah) Pitsch, Lisa (Eric) Rauschenbach, Shane Skenandore, Heather Danielson, Nicholas Carey, Craig (Tara) Pingel, Chad (Toni) Pingel, Ryan Pingel, Cassie Pingel, Tiana Denny, Kyle Denny, Brittany Denny, Crystal Denny, Leotis Matson, Ronnie Denny, Brittany White, Alyssa White, Chris Miller, as well as twenty-four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, their children, Lauren and Beverly Denny, two brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call at RYAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 305 North Tenth Street, De Pere from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Friday, November 30, 2012. Oneida Hymn Singers will sing at 12:30. Service of Remembrance will be held at 1:00 pm Friday at the funeral home. Please visit to send online condolences to the Denny family.

The Denny family extends a special thanks to Amy and Holly at Calumet County Homecare and Hospice for their loving care and comfort and his granddaughter, Cassie Pingel who held his hand as he began his journey home.


Funeral Home

Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory
305 North Tenth Street De Pere, WI 54115
(920) 336-3171

Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Nov. 28, 2012