Venice Calvin Denney
Born: 9/6/1929, Colony, Kansas
Venice Calvin Denney born September 6 1929 to Ernest Harrison Denney and Winona May Byfield Denney, passed peacefully at home July 10, 2019. Venice, one of 11 children, moved with his family to Hansen Idaho to farm. In 1948 Venice moved to Moab where he met and married the love of his life Gloria Ann McDougall on May 15, 1951 in Aztec NM. Called to duty, Venice served in the Army participating in the Korean War until March 21, 1953. Sgt Fst Class received a Korean Service medal, 2 bronze campaign stars to Korean Service and a United Nations Medal. Venice loved the outdoors. Farming, gardening, camping, fishing, hunting, rock collecting and relaxing in the cabin in old LaSal.
Death: 7/10/2019, Moab, Utah
Service: 07/15/2019, 10:00 am, Grand Valley Cemetery
Interment: 07/15/2019, 11:30 am, , Grand Valley Cemetery
Venice is preceded in Death by his sweetheart, Gloria, Daughter-in-law Barbara, 9 siblings, Grand Daughter Jennifer Kelly Custer Great Grand Son Connor Craig Denney.
Venice leaves behind one sibling, Nadine Kopenick of Twin Falls Idaho, His children Kenney (Barbara †), Kevin (Jan), Karie, Kelly (Rochell) all of Moab, Grand Children and Great Grand Children in addition to many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Venice was laid to rest at Grand Valley Cemetery on Monday July 15, 2019.
Tributes: May all of you find comfort in knowing that a grand reunion is happening in heaven.
- Marilyn Costanza Dominy
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