Dennis L. Price, Sr., 66, of Springfield, Illinois died at 12:05 am, Friday, June 3, 2011 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born September 25, 1944 in Springfield, Illinois to William James and Margaret Scheppman Price. He married Brenda R. Adkins on September 3, 1976 and she survives. Also surviving are two sons, Dennis L. (Millie) Price, Jr. of Van Meter, IA and John Price of Springfield; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two brothers, Bill (Barb) Price and Bob Foster both of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins. His parents, step-father, Pete Foster; one sister, Marilyn Nicks and one brother John Foster preceded him in death.
Dennis was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church; Masonic Lodge #4 and was a former member of ANSAR Shrine where he helped found the ATV 4-wheelers unit. He was also a founding member of the Springfield Crappie Club. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids, and his friends. He retired as Owner/Operator of D & J Café.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Sunday, June 5, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home where Masonic Lodge #4 will conduct a service at 4 pm. A prayer service will conclude the visitation at 7 pm.
Funeral Mass: 10 am, Monday, June 6, 2011 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Reverend David Hoefler officiating. Entombment will be at Oak Ridge Chapel Mausoleum.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Shriner’s Hospital; St. Jude’s or to the Springfield Honor Flight.
Masonic Lodge #4 will conduct a service at 4 pm. A prayer service will conclude
the visitation at 7 pm.
Time: 10:00 am
Garner Chapel Cemetery