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Brian Denning

February 7, 1963 - May 29, 2021
Paw Paw, MI


Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, June 3, 2021
12:00 PM EDT
St. Mary Catholic Church
209 S. Brown St.
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-4459

Gathering 1 hour prior
Burial will follow service at St. Mary Cemetery

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

VBISD The Learning Center
490 S. Paw Paw St.
Lawrence, MI 49064
(269) 539-5043
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Taylor's Florist and Gifts
215 E. Michigan Ave.
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-6256
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Life Story / Obituary


Brian Francis Denning passed away peacefully at Lakeland Community Hospital, in St. Joseph, MI on Saturday, May 29th. Although Brian endured lifelong profound mental and physical disabilities, his infectious laugh and twinkle in his eye caused all those who knew him to love him fiercely. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Sharon and Leon Denning, his sister Colleen Denning and his brother in law Lemar Morrison. He is survived by his sisters Shawn (Terry) Denning Ross, Maureen Morrison and Kathleen (David) Golding and brother Kevin Denning as well as several nieces and nephews. His family by choice includes all of the wonderful staff at LADD, Victoria Court, who cared for him with such love and care. Mass of Christian Burial will be at noon on Thursday, June 3rd at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Paw Paw, MI with visitation beginning 1 hour prior. Interment will take place at St. Mary Cemetery. Please visit Brian's personal webpage at www.BetzlerLifeStory.com where you may archive a favorite memory or photo, and sign his online guestbook. Arrangements by Betzler & Thompson Life Story Funeral Home 60900 M-40, Paw Paw (269) 657-3870. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: VBISD (Van Buren Intermediate School District), The Learning Center, 490 S. Paw Paw St., Lawrence MI 49064.