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Dennis L. Christian

December 19, 1948 October 3, 2019
Dennis L.  Christian
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Obituary for Dennis L. Christian

Dennis L. Christian, 70, of Tower Hill passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019 in his sister’s residence. He was born December 19, 1948 in Pana, son of the late Herman D. & Lucille Eileen (Waters) Christian. Dennis married Monyca Walters and she survives in Tower Hill.
Dennis proudly served in the U.S. Army in California & Kansas as well as in Vietnam as a radio operator, receiving numerous medals, including National Defense Service, Vietnam Campaign, Vietnam Service, Air Medal, Combat Infantry, Vietnam Unit Citation, Overseas Bars, Sharpshooter (M-14), Marksman (M-16) & the Purple Heart. He was honored to be a part of the Lincoln Land Honor Flight on September 25, 2018. After his time in the service, he worked for Firestone. He then worked for International Paper in Shelbyville and retired in 2012. Dennis enjoyed spending time with his family & friends, fishing, camping, bow hunting & working on his boat.
In addition to his wife, Dennis is survived by his daughter, Sara Christian, Pana, IL; son, Evan Kyle Mundy, Mattoon, IL; grandchildren: Alexis, Emma, Jerzee, Khloe & Andrew of Pana, IL; Sophia Mundy of Mattoon, IL & Lyvia Mundy of Lincoln, IL; siblings: Gloria (Rick) Evans, Ottawa, IL; Gail Rauch, Ramsey, IL; Janeen (Kenny) Morell, Herrick, IL; sister-in-law, Beverly Christian, Ohlman, IL and brother-in-law, Gene Thompson, Herrick, IL. He was also preceded in death by his son, James Mundy; siblings: Denyle “Butch” Christian, Doretta Ballard, Gary Christian, Karen Thompson & brother-in-law, Larry Ballard.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, October 6, 2019 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Kenny Morell officiating. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery, Pana with military rites by Pana Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorials in Dennis’ honor may be made to the family, c/o Janeen Morell or Gail Rauch and will be accepted by McCracken-Dean Funeral Home who is assisting the family.


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Visitation

Saturday

5

Oct

5:00 PM 10/5/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/5/2019 7:00:00 PM
McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

308 East 2nd Street
Pana, IL 62557

McCracken-Dean Funeral Home
308 East 2nd Street Pana 62557 IL
United States

Service

Sunday

6

Oct

2:00 PM 10/6/2019 2:00:00 PM
McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

308 East 2nd Street
Pana, IL 62557

McCracken-Dean Funeral Home
308 East 2nd Street Pana 62557 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Linwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

2567-2571 E 250 North Rd
Pana, IL 62557

2567-2571 E 250 North Rd Pana 62557 IL
United States
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