Dennis Wayne Blager

June 5, 1942July 29, 2022
Obituary of Dennis Wayne Blager
Dennis Wayne Blager passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022 at the age of 80, in the town of Edina, Minnesota. He had a short battle after his diagnosis with a glioblastoma brain tumor. He grew up in South Minneapolis, Minnesota, and graduated from South High in 1960. He then went on to University of Eau Claire, WI, University of Minnesota, University of Texas, and University of Colorado, Boulder, graduating with a business degree. After college, Dennis worked in the finance department for the Minnesota DOT and then went on to work at Metro State University as the Director of Administrative Services for 13 years. After leaving Metro State University, he chose to drive a school bus to remain a part of the community. Dennis loved to travel and was able to visit many states and countries. Dennis especially loved cruises and his favorite country to visit was Norway. He also loved biking around Lake Nokomis and beaches. He loved watching the Minnesota Twins and beautiful sunny days. Dennis is preceded in passing by his parents, Mary and Edward Blager. Dennis is survived by his brother, Dale Blager; and sister, Sharon McGinley (husband, Dan). Dennis was a proud Uncle to his nephew, Matt McGinley (wife, Erica); nieces, Ashley Sinkeldam (husband, Brian), and Sharon Baxley. He was also very proud of his 4 grand-nieces and 2 grand-nephews. He will be missed and will always hold a place in our hearts. Join us to Celebrate Dennis' Life on Friday, August 5th, visitation 10-11 am, service at 11 am, interment to follow. Services will take place at Sunset Funeral Home, 2250 St Anthony Blvd NE, Minneapolis, MN. Please drive past the first office building, around the bell tower, to the chapel just past the reflection pool at the end of the drive. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared below for the Blager family.

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Friday, August 05, 2022


Friday, August 05, 2022

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Friday, August 05, 2022