OTTUMWA — Dennis Wayne Saunchegraw, 72, of 520 S. Moore St., died at 5:45 p.m. November 10, 2013, at home.
He was born August 26, 1941 in Potosi, Mo., to Bernard and Florence Richards Saunchegraw. He married Helen Lippincott on May 8, 1983.
Dennis was a member of East End Pentecostal Church of God.
He helped as a handyman around the church. His greatest joy was his grandchildren.
Surviving are his wife, Helen; a son, Michael Lippincott (Iva Lippincott); two daughters, Denise (Casey Fogle) Lippincott and Virginia (Randy Dains) Lippincott; nine grandchildren, Anna, Aneisha, Dennis, Zana, Michael, Felicia, Nicholas, Emma and Noah; a great-grandson, Scott; a brother, Calvin Saunchegraw; two sisters, Patricia Koch and Brenda Boyer; several nieces and nephews; and was looking forward to the birth of his next great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jim Saunchegraw.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with Rev. Dewayne Johnson officiating. Cremation will follow the service.
Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Wednesday with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.