Dennis Challman

DENNIS E. CHALLMAN, III, 29 ROCKFORD - Dennis E. Challman, III, died July 21, 2013 in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center surrounded by his family. Born December 31, 1983; son of Margaret (Nelson) and Robert Lancaster and Dennis E. Challman, Jr. Worked as a self-employed auto mechanic. He enjoyed working on any vehicle he could get his hands on. Dennis loved to be outdoors and spending time with his son and best friend Christopher. Survivors include, his children, Christopher and Emma Challman; mother, Margaret (Robert) Lancaster of Poplar Grove, father, Dennis E. Challman, Jr. of Hartford, Connecticut; siblings, Alicia (Travis) Huff, Kelsey Lancaster, Brandon and Heather Challman; grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and nephews; girlfriend Nicole Reyes. Predeceased by his maternal grandparents Frank and Audrey Nelson. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 25, in Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere. Cremation rites will be accorded. In lieu of flowers memorials may go to the family. For online condolences visit

Funeral Home

Anderson Funeral & Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel
218 West Hurlbut Avenue Belvidere, IL 61008
(815) 544-2616

Published in Rockford Register Star from July 23 to July 24, 2013