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Visitation for Dorothy M. Denning, 81,
of Lincoln, will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at
the funeral home.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Mrs. Denning was a homemaker.
She was born March
24, 1927, in Lincoln, to Fred and Mary Maloy Lowe
Wehner. She married John E. Denning on Jan. 26,
1946, in Lincoln.
She is survived by her husband; three sons, John
F. (and Arlene) of Sullivan, Michael of Decatur and
Jeffrey (and Julie) of Taylorville; one daughter,
Ann (and Randy) Matson of Lincoln; four grandchildren,
Tiffany (and Mikel) Fulmer, Tyler (and Tabatha)
Matson, Ashley Denning and Whittney Denning; three stepgrandchildren; five
great-grandchildren; two nieces; and a number of
Her parents, two half sisters, a half brother and
an infant nephew preceded her in death.
She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
She was a former precinct committeewoman and served
many years as a Republican election judge. She was
also a den mother for Cub Scouts.
Memorials may be given to the Denning family.
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