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Dennis D. Piper

Dennis Dee Piper, 76 of Gaylord, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. Born on September 18, 1945 in Celina, Ohio, he was the son of William Granger and Betty Piper.

Dennis was drafted into the U.S. Army where he served his country in Vietnam and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He met the love of his life, Mary in Chicago and have had many wonderful years together. For 40 years he worked for Reynolds & Reynolds as a salesman in the automotive industry. He enjoyed traveling, going out to eat and spending time with his grandsons. Dennis always had a great story to tell. He will be missed dearly.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mary of 53 years; his son, Jason (Monica) Piper; his grandsons, Grant and Spencer Piper; his brother, Phillip (Connie) Piper and his sister, Mary Jo (Loran) Wilson.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family has chosen to remember him privately. Please share your memories and personal messages with the family on his tribute wall.

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So sorry for your loss, Mary - you & your family in our prayers, Sharon & Dennis Roberts

Sharon & Dennis Roberts Jan 12 2022 12:02 PM

So sorry to hear this, Mary. You and your family have my deepest sympathy.

Jean Appleton Jan 11 2022 1:29 PM

My deepest sympathy to you my dear friend Mary and the entire family. You are in my prayers. Dar

Darlene Valerie Wade Jan 8 2022 8:03 AM

Dear Mary and Family.I'm so very sorry to hear of your loss. May God give you his strength,grace, and solace through this time. Lean on God he is our strength. Love you

Elsie Konopaski Jan 7 2022 8:50 PM

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