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Dennis L. Madden

Dearborn, Michigan

May 3, 1946 – Jun 20, 2019


May 3, 1946
June 20, 2019
Dearborn, Michigan


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Howe-Peterson Funeral Home Obituary

Entered into rest on June 20,  2019.  Age 73.  Beloved husband of Cathleen for 51 years. Loving father of Bryan, Rebecca and Jennifer.  Dearest grandfather of Rachelyn, Alison, Anthony, Stevie, Charlie and great-grandfather of Ariella and Vincent.  Dennis proudly served in the United States Army and later retired from the Ford Motor Company.  In his spare time Dennis could be found bowling at Ford Lanes, trying for that perfect 300 game  which he obtained numerous times.  He also enjoyed watching sports, especially a good football or baseball game. He enjoyed relaxing in his recliner while watching a good show and also working on computers.  Dennis will be remembered for his great humor, his witty comments, his corny dad jokes and especially the absolute love that he had for his entire family. A memorial gathering will be Tuesday, June 25th from 12-9 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave.  

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Was a member of a bowling forum Dennis was active on. Always looked forward to his comments. Just learned of his passing...He will be greatly missed

I am very sorry to hear about Dennis. I run a forum board where he was active for the past 10 years, basically since the inception. Some of us Detroiters from the forum board got together and bowled as a team in the Gavie in Aug 2018. Here is a picture of our team "" And here is a video from that tournament of Dennis getting a strike:

Rest in peace my bowling friend!

Dennis was a nice man so funny and kind we will all miss him prayers and blessings

Cathy, Dennis was a great cousin, husband and father. I have many fond memories of our time spent togather in Tennessee when we were kids. He will truly be missed ! With deepest sympathy Ferrell Gale Wall and Family

What can you say...Dennis was an absolute pleasure to be around, from being our secretary of our Friday 5 bowling and pretty much anything else we needed, he was there with a helping hand. Mister, you will surely be missed by your entire league, RIP my friend, go fly with the angels and keep watch over your family. Thoughts and prayers are with the Madden family in these most difficult times..

Cathy, so sorry to learn of Dennis' death. He was always one of my favorite cousins. I fondly remember the good times we had in Tennessee when he was at his grandparents and I was at mine. We spent time together at Molly and John's, Will and Mona's and also at Mama Dean's and Daddy Orb's. I regretted that we lived so far apart and didn't see each other very often. We all enjoyed Myrtle's surprise birthday party. Debby would be so sad but of course we lost her over a year ago. Our thoughts...

Thank you , Cousin Dennis for the laughs you gave us.
The beautiful smile that was always on your face, made us feel good immediately.
Your kind and loving heart made you the best husband, father, cousin and friend.

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.