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Wulff Godbout Funeral Home

560 West 7 Street, St Paul, MN

OBITUARY

Dennis P. Lehman

August 21, 1934August 22, 2019

Dennis P. Lehman, of Richfield, passed away one day after his 85th birthday. Retired from the Star Tribune after 25 years. Member of the Scottish Rite and the Zuhrah Shrine and longtime former member of the Zuhrah Shrine Horse Patrol.

Survived by Marilyn, his loving wife of 59 years; daughter Cathy (Rob) Caho; sons Allan (Michelle) and Jamie (Judy); seven grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and one great great grandson.

Funeral Services will be held at Hope Church (7132 Portland Avenue S, Richfield) on Monday, August 26th at 11:00am with visitation one hour prior to the service. Private burial at Sunset Cemetery, Minneapolis. Memorials are preferred to the Hope Church Building Development Fund.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, August 26, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 26, 2019
  • Private Interment Monday, August 26, 2019

Memories

Dennis P. Lehman

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Vicky Conklin

August 25, 2019

The memory that stands out most is the summer he stepped in to play a part in our play. The person who was cast in that role couldn't perform. We also had to move the performance indoors as it was raining, so we were in the Lehman's basement. If I remember correctly, this play, written by several of us kids, included pirates.
I also remember him sitting outside soaking up the sun while reading a book.
Also, it was a great day when Dennis & Marilyn became US citizens. I took pictures of them, developed them myself, & gave them to them. What a privilege to be witness to that historic time in their lives.
Rest in peace Dennis! God bless you!

Bill Wells

August 23, 2019

Little known fact but when I was 16 Mr. Lehman was teaching me to box in their backyard. I think I learned well especially after he provided a well connected jab to my jaw with a nice hook. He also was responsible for getting me my first part time job in downtown Minneapolis working at the printing office on weekends. He was great to have as a neighbor and we connected well on many fronts. I always had and still to this day have utmost respect for him and will always refer to him as “Mr. Lehman”!
You will be missed but not forgotten
Bill Wells

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY