Dennis Dean Uren 1939-2018
Dennis Dean Uren, age 79, of Chewelah, WA passed away November 19 of complications in surgery at Holy Family Hospital. He was born in Iron River, Michigan, but spent the majority of his life in Spokane and Stevens Counties.
He worked for the Spokane Greyhound Lines bus company until retirement in 1986. Then he worked for the Chewelah Post Office rural delivery and Chewelah Schools until retirement number two.
He had a passion for music and played trombone for orchestras at Gonzaga, Whitworth, Spokane Falls Community College and for many years at The Woodlands Theater in Kettle Falls.
Another passion was his German shepherd dogs. He raised and trained them until three years ago.
Dennis and Geraldine purchased land outside of Chewelah and built their retirement home over a number of years as they were doing the majority of work themselves. He landscaped the adjoining area and also built a log cabin for friends and family recreation.
Dennis is survived by his wife Geraldine, five children, three step-children, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A family service/memorial will be held next summer.