Dennis J. Short (1949 - 2018)

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Dennis J. Short, 69, of North Aurora, Ill., passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich, Ill. He was born Feb. 12, 1949 in Gladstone, Mich.

Dennis was a devoted teacher at East Aurora High School for over 35 years. He was a beloved high school baseball coach for over 30 years at Neuqua Valley High School and Waubonsie Valley High School. He was a lifelong Cubs fan.

He is survived by his two daughters, Elyse (Bradley Jr.) Tutt and Brianne Short; his two grandchildren, Haley Tutt, Bradley Tutt III; two brothers, Michael (Linda) Short and John (Kris) Short; several nieces and nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Frances (Boyer) Short.

A celebration of Dennis' life will be held on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. at the Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506. Interment will be private.

Any memorial contributions in Dennis' name will go to the Dennis Short Baseball Scholarship.

Arrangements are being handled by The Daleiden Mortuary, 220 N. Lake Street, Aurora, IL 60506, 630-631-5500.

Please visit our interactive website at where you may sign the guest book or leave condolences for Dennis' family.

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Published in Midland Daily News on Aug. 29, 2018
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Aurora, IL   630-631-5500
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