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 Dennis Allen Bird

Dennis Allen Bird

Lynwood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 9 Jul 1997 (aged 56)
Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Centerville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot C-19-1-2
Memorial ID 48943 · View Source
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Son of George Lewis Bird and Maurine Eleanor Lach

Husband of Sharon Louise Bless

Dennis Allen Bird, 56, our loving Daddy, Grandpa and Sweetheart of 30 years suddenly returned to his Heavenly Father on Wednesday July 9, 1997. His spirit will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He was born January 26, 1941, in Lynwood, California to George L. and Maurine E. Lach Bird. He was an active member of the LDS Church and held many callings. He was in the US Air Force for four years. He served as an LDS missionary in the Cumorah mission 1963-1965. On January 28, 1967, he married the love of his life, Sharon L. Bless, in the Los Angeles LDS Temple.

He earned his B.A. from Long Beach State University and his M.A. from Michigan State University. He worked for the IRS as a revenue officer for 25 years. His job with the IRS took his family from Michigan to Wyoming to Idaho before settling in Centerville.

His family was the most important thing in his life. He especially enjoyed the time he spent with his grandsons.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sharon, Centerville; his children, Denise (Michael) Jensen, Ca; Danielle (William) Neill, Mt. Elliott, USMA at West Point, New York, and Darcy, Centerville; grandsons, Kyran, Jeremy Neill, and Adam Jensen and many warm and loving family members and friends.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 15, 1997, 12 p.m. Centerville 9th Ward, 1475 No. 50 E. Centerville. A viewing will be held Monday evening 6-8 p.m., Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 No. Main St. and one hour prior to services on Tuesday, at the church. Interment Centerville City Cemetery.

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Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT)
Date: July 13, 1997

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  • Maintained by: kent shepard
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48943
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dennis Allen Bird (26 Jan 1941–9 Jul 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48943, citing Centerville City Cemetery, Centerville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by kent shepard (contributor 46959088) .