July 1, 1950 – January 8, 2021
Dennis Leroy Braun, 70, of Henderson, NV, passed away January 8, 2021, in Queen Creek, AZ. Dennis was born on July 1, 1950, at St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital, in Sioux City, IA to Leroy and Lillian Braun.
In 1952, the family relocated to Henderson, NV.
As a lifetime resident of Henderson, Dennis attended Basic High School, playing baseball and football for the wolves, where he went on to graduate in 1968.
On January 30, 1981, he married the love of his life, Janice L. Davis.
As a devoted husband, father & grandfather his love for his wife, family and his pups were second to none.
Dennis had a dedicated career and recently just celebrated his 50-year anniversary as a Lifetime Member of Local 525 Plumbers & Pipefitters.
During his tenure, he enjoyed many opportunities as a Journeyman, teaching the arts of the trade. His magnetic personality and strong work ethic allowed Dennis to excel in his career and make many lifelong friends along the way.
After his retirement, he had a passion for spending time with his family and fishing at his cabin in Utah. Amongst his many enjoyments, Dennis had a love for firearms, fast cars, UNLV Rebel basketball and the Minnesota Vikings.
Post retirement, Dennis took on a second career at Jackson Hewitt as a tax advisor.
He is survived by his daughter Angelique Kost (James), grandsons Tyler Kost (Emilee) & Connor Kost, great granddaughter Paisley Kost, all of Queen Creek, AZ; Mother, Lillian Braun, sisters Karen West (Mike) & Leann Damm (Klaus), brother Stanley (Sharon) and 19 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by Janice (wife), Leroy (Father) and Richard (Brother).
Memorial services will be held for limited attendees on February 27, 2021, at 11:00 am at Palm Mortuary, 800 S. Boulder Hwy Henderson, NV 89015, and will be livestreamed on Facebook Live. Please consider a contribution in Dennis’s name to St. Jude’s or Wounded Warrior Project in lieu of flowers.
Saturday, February 27, 2021