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Dennis O. Esken, Sr.
February 25, 1942 ~ November 18, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Age 81, formerly of Huber Heights, of Brookville, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2023, at his home. Dennis was born February 25, 1942 in Ypsilanti, Michigan to the late Leonard & Eileen (Duer) Esken. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Ann Louise (Luneke) Esken; one daughter, Michelle Elam; three siblings, Robert K. Esken, Madilyn Jean McDaniel and Leonard K. Esken, Jr.; and by his sister-in-law, Loretta Luneke.
Dennis retired as a letter carrier with 30 years of service. He was a member of the NALC (National Association of Letter Carriers); the Troy Fish & Game Club; AMVETS Post # 99; and a 20-year resident of Terra Siesta Mobile Home Park in Ellington, Florida.
Dennis is survived by two sons, Dennis Esken, Jr. and Thomas Esken, Sr. & his girlfriend, Lesa Hetletvedt; eight grandchildren, Aaron, Thomas Jr., April (Tyler), Jordan, McKenzie, Billy, Denise & Trey; two great grandchildren, Aaron, Jr. & Rozalynne; his beloved dog, Wilbur; and by his extended family & many good friends.
The family will be receiving friends from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Monday, November 27, at Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, 139 S. Dixie Dr., Vandalia. Funeral services will immediately follow at 7:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions should be made in memory of Dennis to Promedica Hospice.