Oct 19, 1961 - Jan 26, 2017
Rich Dennis, age 55 of Prior Lake, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on January 26, 2017. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM with a Celebration of Life Service at 4:00 PM. Services will be held on the ice behind Rich's home on Spring Lake. Parking and shuttle services are available at Friendship Church (17741 Fairlawn Avenue; Prior Lake, MN). Memorials are preferred and will be distributed by Rich's family in his honor. Rich was the founder of Dennis Environmental and was an industry leader in demolition and hazardous waste abatement. He was a strong man, but he had a soft-soul. He was completely selfless and always put others before himself. Rich was a mentor and friend to many. He will be deeply missed by his wife and soul-mate, Shelly Dennis; children, Samantha Dennis and Tom (Hannah Mahowald) Dennis; Shelly's daughters, Lindsey and Amelia Anderson; siblings, Terry (Deanna) Dennis, Tammy (Dennis Laubach) Dennis, and Paula Pasbrig; nieces and nephews; other loving relatives and many dear friends.