Edwin Denk Obituary
 
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Edwin R. Denk

October 28, 1942 - February 25, 2012
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Marengo – Edwin R. Denk, 69, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2012 at OSF St. Anthony Hospital in Rockford after a short illness. Ed was born October 28, 1942 in Elgin, Illinois the son of Fred and Agnes "Katie" Denk Sr. of Ansbach, Germany. Ed lived his life in Elgin where he was a carpenter and met his loving wife Nancy to whom he was marred to on January 18, 1964. In 1981 the family moved to Marengo where Ed built his own house that he continued to live in until his passing. He was a passionate gardener and enjoyed spending time with his entire family while working in his yard. He also enjoyed going to and watching all of his...
Marengo – Edwin R. Denk, 69, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2012 at OSF St. Anthony Hospital in Rockford after a short illness. Ed was born October 28, 1942 in Elgin, Illinois the son of Fred and Agnes "Katie" Denk Sr. of Ansbach, Germany. Ed lived his life in Elgin where he was a carpenter and met his loving wife Nancy to whom he was marred to on January 18, 1964. In 1981 the family moved to Marengo where Ed built his own house that he continued to live in until his passing. He was a passionate gardener and enjoyed spending time with his entire family while working in his yard. He also enjoyed going to and watching all of his grandchildren's sporting events. He was a good friend to all and would do anything to help another individual.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Nancy; son, Michael (Trish) Denk; daughter, Suann (Curt) Pierce; grandchildren, Ryan, Melissa, Zackery and Caden; brothers, John and Ron (Marcia) Denk, and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers Fritz and William Denk.

A memorial service will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given in his name to Children's Memorial Hospital, Pediatric Burn Care c/o Children's memorial Foundation, Dept 4589, Carol Stream, IL. 60122 or www.childrensmemorial.org.

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MARENGO – Edwin R. Denk, 69, of Marengo, passed away Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at OSF St. Anthony Hospital in Rockford after a short illness. Ed...

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