Edward William Dennett

Edward William Dennett, 72, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Sunday, March 5th, 2023 at 11:52 a.m. in Franciscan Health - Michigan City.


A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 9th, 2023 at Oak Grove Cemetery, Mill Creek. A celebration of life reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, March 9th, 2023 at St. Joseph Young Men's Society, 2001 Franklin Street, Michigan City, Indiana 46360. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.


He was born September 18th, 1950, in La Porte, Indiana, to the late Victor and Emily (Pospishil) Dennett. On March 3rd, 1973, in Michigan City, Indiana, he married Laura Lee (Ashcraft) Dennett, who survives.


Also surviving are three daughters, Theresa (Terry) Greetham and Jennifer Thomas both of Michigan City, IN, and Sandra Heuer of La Porte, IN; one brother, Jim Dennett of Michigan City, IN; two sisters, Deb Campbell of Union Mills, IN, and Jean (Stan) Szymanski of SC; nine grandchildren, Laura Dennett, Scottie Thomas, Samantha Thomas, Kasondra Thomas, Tyler Westman, Matthew Westman, Savannah Heuer, K.J. Heuer, and Jax Heuer; and six great-grandchildren.


Preceding in death by parents; four sisters, Rose (John) Timm, Lorraine (Gene) Younggreen, Patricia (Donald) O'Connor, and Victoria (John) Rienke; and one brother, Mike (Valerie) Dennett.  


Edward was a very loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He loved being with family and friends especially at cookouts and bon fires. Edward had a passion to make soup and prime rib dinners to feed any size army. He enjoyed mushroom hunting, playing guitar, listening to different types of music, and watching concerts (Loud!) on DVDs. Edward also enjoyed playing golf and softball. He avidly watched the Chicago Cubs and Bears, NASCAR, and his favorite television shows (CSI, Criminal Minds, SVU, Blue Bloods, Homestead Rescuers, and Gold Rush). He will be greatly missed.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 in memory of Edward William Dennett,


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