Dennis G. Linhares
1960 - 2021
BORN
July 3, 1960
DIED
April 7, 2021
Dennis G. "Denny" Linhares, age 60, baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection, Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Flight attendant for Southwest Airlines. Beloved brother of Anthony "Tony" (Cheri Hymer) Linhares; loving uncle of Jennifer Linhares, A.J. (Lauren) Linhares, IV, Myles (Jenna) Linhares, Alex Linhares and Libby (Josh) Foiles; great-uncle of Mikayla Linhares and Ellie Linhares; dear brother-in-law of Molly Linhares; and also survived by numerous extended family and friends.

Mass: St. Joseph Catholic Church, Manchester, MO Wednesday, April 21,10:00 a.m. Contributions to American Heart Association or the Ronald McDonald House. Memorial Celebration of Denny's life to be held in Chicago at a later date. Friends may sign the family's on-line guestbook at Schrader.com.

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Published by Chicago Tribune on Apr. 18, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Apr
20
Visitation
4:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Schrader Funeral Home And Crematory - Ballwin
14960 Manchester Road , Ballwin, MO 63011
Apr
21
Funeral Mass
10:00a.m.
St. Joseph Catholic Church
, Manchester, Missouri
Funeral services provided by:
Schrader Funeral Home And Crematory - Ballwin
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Your ever so cute little chuckle Den, I can still hear and see it. You were funny loving, happy, and my first friend at Southwest. Always just a text away, answering instantly, and always ended with "love you". Your everlasting stories live on in all of us... you´re in real Paradise now Denny and still chuckling . Miss you forever, until we meet again. May you RIP while God enjoys hearing your stories about your life on earth
Nancy P
April 25, 2021
Denny was one of the most generous people I knew he was always helping everyone and never asked for anything in return. He had a huge heart, was easy to be around and always up for an adventure! I was blessed to have him as a friend. Please accept my deepest condolences for your family’s loss.
Linda McLaughlin
Friend
April 19, 2021
Your presence, love and kindness will be with us forever ❤
Rest In Peace Denny.
Molly (Gray) Gonzalo
Molly Gonzalo
Friend
April 19, 2021
As one of the St. Lawrence kids, I have known Denny for over 50 years. He was always a lot of fun, so kind and part of a great family. And out of the three Linhares boys, he was the easiest to babysit. Although I have the memories, I will miss him showing up unexpectedly at our family events. What a loss.
Diane Walker
Friend
April 18, 2021
I will miss you a lot. I had fun bbqing together at RMH and parties. I’m gonna miss all that ;( you were a real good guy.
George Maslona
Friend
April 18, 2021
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Sharon Maslona
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April 18, 2021
Denny you loved my pets, my husband, my kids. You were always there for all of us. We were all so lucky. So very lucky that you were in our lives. Denny you were so many things to so many people but most of all you were KIND
Sharon Maslona
Friend
April 18, 2021
In had the pleasure of knowing Denny when he did meals at the Ronald McDonald House by the University of Chicago. Always enjoyed spending time with him. Loved when his mom flew up from St. Louis to do a Thanksgiving dinner for families.
The last 10 years whenever I flew always hoped he was the flight attendant but never lucky enough for that to happen.
Denny was a great guy.
Mardelle Gundlach
Mardelle Gundlach
Friend
April 17, 2021
I knew Denny when he would come to the Ronald McDonald House near the University of Chicago. Always loved seeing him. Enjoyed when his mom would fly up from st. Louis to make a Thanksgiving dinner for the families.
I always checked the flight attendants when it get on a southwest flight but sadly he was never there.
He was a great guy.
Mardelle Gundlach
Mardelle Gundlach
Friend
April 17, 2021
Denny will be truly missed. He was the light and laughter of every get together. I had the pleasure of working with him at Southwest for many years. May he rest in peace. Sending prayers to all the family during this time of grief and healing
Joanie Klein
Coworker
April 17, 2021
RIHP DENNY
DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO ALL
VENUS L EWING
Friend
April 17, 2021
My deepest condolences Tony, to you and your extended family. To Denny’s nieces and nephews and grand nieces - the precious joys of his life. He loved you all so much. Suaimhneas síoraí Denny, mo chara.
Trish Fitzsimons
Friend
April 17, 2021
Rest In Peace, Denny you will forever be in our ❤’s.
Pamela Rodgers
Coworker
April 16, 2021
God bless & keep you always .
Ellen Lee
Coworker
April 16, 2021
Thank you for our wonderful years in Chicago Res. You will be missed CoHeart ❤
Katrina Johnson
Coworker
April 16, 2021
Denny will never be forgotten, an amazing person, with an amazing spirit. I can still see him dancing at the Holiday parties to “Doin the Butt”.. what a laugh he would give everyone. God said his work here was complete and it was time for him to rest.. God Bless!!
Julrene Hughes
Coworker
April 16, 2021
We Loved Denny
Your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Pastor Charles and Marion Coleman (SWA family)
Marion Coleman
Coworker
April 16, 2021
Judy Galati
Friend
April 15, 2021
Judy Galati
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Judy Galati
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Judy Galati
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Judy Galati
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Judy Galati
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Judy Galati
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April 15, 2021
Denny, my treasured friend,
To see your name and picture in the obituaries and to have to put words from pen to paper is unimaginable and surreal. I miss you terribly, Den.
You and I had a bond that will last through eternity. You were ALWAYS there for me, no matter what the circumstances. Through the good and bad times,, you were there. You know you were part of our family and loved by all. You made the world a better place. You touched so many people's lives and put a smile on their faces when you entered a room. All of those memories, our laughs, our cries,, our long lasting friendship that we had together, is all that I have left of you. I didn't even get to say goodbye, my friend.
My prayers go out the Tony and the rest of your family. They loved you so much. You will be missed by so many.
My only comfort is imagining you now in a beautiful place with the Lord. I know your mom, dad and brother were there to greet you.
Den, you will always remain in my heart.
Fly now with The Angels.
I love you "Den man".
Judy
Judy Galati
Friend
April 15, 2021
I am sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my condolences. May the love of God, friends and family comfort you through your grief. 2nd Thessalonians 2: 16,17
DT
April 15, 2021
I’ve known Denny for 30 years, as we started together at Southwest. I will always remember his grand sense of humor, his kindness and his winning smile. He could tell stories like no other. Bless you Denny. You will be forever missed.
Jan Rizzi
Coworker
April 15, 2021
Tony so sorry for your loss. Although I didn't know Dennis, if he was anything like you, he was a great person. We all need to embrace how precious life is and live it to our fullest. Sometimes it takes you too soon.
Mike Hanny
Friend
April 15, 2021
I’ve know Denny the past 10 years as a flight attendant at SWA. We worked many trips together. Denny was so easy to work with and so fun. We always had a good. He will be missed by us all at Southwest. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. Fly high Denny, Fly high!!! ❤
Wendy Glass
Friend
April 14, 2021
Tony, I am so sorry to hear of Denny's passing.
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Patricia Hermelink (nee Higginbotham)
Friend
April 14, 2021
Your big heart and your cutting with are always with me. I love you and keep you in my memories as my coworker and pal. Fly gracefully and free into the gates of your family's arms that are waiting to greet you in the great beyond.
Danielle Howard Varnado
Coworker
April 14, 2021
I will never forget your laugh and your smile, and the way you made life better for all ♥ You’re gone too soon but I know you’re now watching over all that are still here!
Sarah Gilmour
April 14, 2021