Dennis R. Kauffman

BELLEVILLE – Dennis R. Kauffman, 72, of 504 Hickory Drive, Belleville, died at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Ohession Manor.

Born Jan. 3, 1942, in Belleville, he was a son of the late Alden and Sadie (Hartzler) Kauffman. His wife, Rebecca J. (Corbin) Kauffman, whom he married on Dec. 8, 1963, resides at their home.

Also surviving are: children, Randall S. Kauffman and wife, Linda, of Mill Creek, and Douglas K. Kauffman and wife, Nicole, of Lewistown; grandchildren, Inga Shipman, of North Carolina, Lani Wheeler, of Lock Haven, Erica Kauffman, of Lewistown, and Dylan Kauffman, of Lewistown; great-grandchildren, Eli, Malachi, Ezra, Tawny, Destiny, Mikayla, Ashton and Damien; a great-great- grandson, Aiden; and brothers and sisters, Betty Yoder, of Belleville, Esther Kauffman and husband, John, of Reedsville, Fern Hartzler and husband, Lee, of Belleville, and Dean Kauffman, of Kilgore, Texas.

He was preceded in death by: three brothers, Glenn Kauffman, Mark Kauffman and Gary Kauffman; and two sisters, Ina Yoder and Virginia Cherry.

Danny retired in 1998 as a mechanic for Stone Valley Construction.

He was a member of the Maple Grove Mennonite Church and a former member of the Belleville Lions Club. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014, at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, with Pastor Alan Kauffman officiating. Burial will take place at Locust Grove Cemetery.

His family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at Henderson Funeral Home, Belleville.

Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, Belleville, 3813 W. Main St., Belleville.