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Ehlers, Dennis L.

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November 13, 1941 - March 1, 2017

Ehlers, Dennis L.

Dennis Lynn Ehlers, 75, son of Clifford B. and Josephine E. Ehlers of Worthington, Minnesota, passed away March 1, 2017, at his home in Euless, Texas. He was surrounded by his family and friends.

He was born November 13, 1941, in Fairmont, Minnesota and grew up in neighboring Worthington. He graduated from Worthington High School, Hamline University and William Mitchell College of Law, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Dennis was engaged in the banking industry, real estate construction and asset management liquidations during his 50 year career. He retired in 2014.

He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Hart Ehlers of 52 years, their son, Michael (Jennifer) Ehlers, of Cincinnati, Ohio and their children, Tad and Katherine, and their daughter Kristen Patton and her son Michael Patton, of Euless, Texas. He is survived as well by his brother Fred (Grace) Ehlers, their children and grandchildren, of Minnesota, and his sister Karen Funk, her children and grandchildren, also of Minnesota, sister-in-law, Cathy Hart Price (Joe) of West Virginia and their son and grandchildren, of Tennessee, Donald R. Hart Jr. (Sue Goff) of South Carolina.

A special thank you to the staff of Compassus Hospice of Fort Worth, Texas, for their amazing compassion and care.

The family plans a small informal memorial gathering, at their home, on Sunday March 26, 2017, between 2:00 and 4:00. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that, if you wish, give to the charity of your choice.



Please send the family condolences and sign the guest book on this site.

Arrangements are under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
1820 N. Belt Line Road
Irving, Texas 75061

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Marea White DDS

March 14, 2017 8:43AM

Mary and Kristen,
I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Ehlers was a great man, and I enjoyed getting to know him.
Marea White

Dwayne Junker

March 11, 2017 9:22AM

My high school classmate and great friend - the world will be will a lesser place without you...

Yvonne Olson

March 08, 2017 8:39PM

Mary and Family,
You are in our prayers and will continue to be. May our Lord and Savior truly bless you and keep you in this time of need.
Bruce & Yvonne

Claudia Thompson Martens

March 07, 2017 8:42AM

My condolences to the entire Ehlers family. Denny was a super guy and so personable. He always had a smile and friendly greeting for others. 🙏🙏

The Breuers

March 06, 2017 7:13PM

Mike and Jennifer and Ehler Family. Sending our love and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss.

Tim, Missy, Jenna, Leah & Isaiah ❤

Cherry Mae Giatoro

March 06, 2017 6:53PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family mike...

Gale Patton

March 06, 2017 5:42PM

Denny was a great guy, a great Dad, and a super Grandpa. I love all my pictures of Michael and Denny.