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Dennis E. Tripplet

July 26, 1950 ~ June 25, 2020 (age 69)


Dennis Eugene Tripplet, 69, passed away at 4:05 AM on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at The Laurals of Shane Hill in Rockford, Ohio.

He was born on July 26, 1950 in Van Wert to the late Ralph and Vivian Tripplet

Dennis attended Lincolnview High School. He grew up around Wetzel, Grover Hill and the Middle Point areas. Later in life, he lived in Michigan, Kentucky, and most recently South Carolina. Dennis was a self employed construction worker. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating and spending time with family.

He is survived by his sisters, Jeanne (Keith) Brown of Celina, Ohio and Joyce (Terry) Chapman of Van Wert; three nephews, Steven Rode of Van Wert, Joshua Horner of Geneva, Indiana, and Kyle Bourelle of Paulding; and one niece, Lindsey Heunen of Celina.

In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by a nephew, Troy Lee Cram.

Friends and family are invited to attend a visitation and graveside service at 1:00 PM on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery on Slane Road, Van Wert.

Preferred memorials by be sent to State of the Heart Hospice Care, 230 W. Main Street, Coldwater, Ohio, 45828.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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July 11, 2020

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

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