Dennis "Denny" Liesen
Dennis “Denny” Liesen, 76, of Springfield, died at 5:30 pm, Saturday, February 16, 2019 at his home. He was born January 11, 1943 in Springfield, to the late Lawrence Henry and Ruth Elizabeth (Stegeman) Liesen. He married Darleen Miller on June 24, 2000 and she survives.
Also surviving are three children, Karen (Terry) McDevitt of Chatham, Diane Liesen of Springfield, and Brian (Kirsten) Liesen of Metamora; two step-children, Kimberly Davis of Laughlin, NV and Michael (Natalie) Davis of Bloomington; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Ron Liesen of Lake Havasu City, AZ and Gary (Charyl) Liesen of Quincy, and two nieces and two nephews.
Denny was a graduate of Christian Brothers High School in Quincy and attended Cherry Hills Baptist Church. He retired from Springfield School District 186 after twelve years of service. He previously had worked for Amrhein Bakery, Coke and Pepsi.
He was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan and lover of cigars.
The family will host a Celebration of Life from 2-4 pm, Sunday, March 3, 2019 at KC Lake Club, 141 North Lakewood Drive, Chatham, IL 62629.
Memorial contributions may be made to Springfield Public School District 186, Operations and Maintenance, 530 West Reynolds, Springfield, IL 62702.