Dennis Heyne

Dennis Laverne Heyne, 62, of Florence, Ky., peacefully went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

Dennis was the owner and operator of Millennium Painting & Decorating. He was also an avid woodworker and remodeler. He was a member at St. Joseph Church in Crescent Springs, Ky., and St. Joseph Church in Bluffton. He was an active member of Pee Wee’s Men’s Prayer Group where he enjoyed good fellowship and grew with his faith.

Dennis was born in Bluffton to Oscar Laverne Heyne and Evelyn Homan Heyne Hale.

He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Debbie Laughlin Heyne and their children, Timmy Brinkhaus, Tara Plasters and Anita Heyne Torres. He also leaves behind his brothers, Doug Heyne, Darel Heyne, Dave Heyne and Duane Heyne; sister Kathy Curtin; grandchildren Camryn, Tanner, Myla, Benjamin and Charly; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Dennis was preceded in death by his sister, Carolyn Kipp.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, May 19, at St. Joseph Church, Crescent Springs, Ky., with Mass to follow at noon. Another mass will be held at a later date at St. Joseph Church in Bluffton, where Dennis, as a child, was an alter boy. Burial of ashes will be at a later date at St. Mary Cemetery in Ft. Mitchell, Ky.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Washington University Siteman Center in St. Louis, Mo., (where he was a clinical trial patient) or the American Cancer Society.

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