Alta "Remonia" Dennis

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    - Elaine and Tom Moore
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Alta "Remonia" Dennis
December 14, 1922 - April 25, 2015
Alta "Remonia" Dennis, 92, of Caldwell, entered Heaven's gates April 25, 2015 at home in Caldwell, ID. She was born December 14, 1922 in Ava, Missouri. She taught in a one-room school house in Missouri prior to moving to Idaho. She met her husband, L.C. Dennis while working in the onion fields and they were married May 6th, 1944. Their two children, daughter, Glenda and son, Larry were their pride and joy.
They farmed and owned a gas station in Wilder prior to buying Andy's Motel and Gas Station in New Meadows in 1971. In 1982 they bought a motel in Florence, OR that her daughter's family managed. Her son and family also lived in Florence at the time. Shortly after that, they sold the business in New Meadows and joined their family in Oregon to enjoy their retirement.
They spent their retirement traveling all over the Oregon coast and enjoying their two granddaughters. In 1990 they took a vacation of a lifetime to Hawaii. She reminisced and talked about this trip very often. Remonia was active in her Church, she enjoyed going for drives, going out to eat and spending time with grandkids, great-grandkids and family.
She is survived by her sisters, Audrey Ware, Marie (Melvin) Harshman, Betty (Dale) Brown; son-in-law, Sam (Nina) Clagg; daughter-in-law, Karon (Roger) Tish; granddaughters Sharon Clagg and Lisa (Gene) McCreary; great-grandchildren, Jayce Warren, Samantha (Frankie) Whitmire and Kasondra McCreary. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Marie Henley, Donna Henley, Arlene Henely and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, L.C. Dennis; daughter, Glenda Clagg; son, Larry Dennis; brothers, Ernie Henley, Carl Henley, Bob (Mary) Henley and brother-in-law, Earl Ware.
Services will held on Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 2:00 PM at her church, New Life Celebration Church of God, located at 1201 Arthur St, Caldwell, with interment at the Wilder Cemetery. A Viewing will be held at 1:00 PM, one hour prior to services. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to her church for the Youth Camp Fund. Condolences may be sent to

Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Apr. 28, 2015