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In Memory of

Denis Lee Mangen

January 27, 1954 - October 10, 2016

Obituary


MANGEN, Denis "Denny" Lee, age 62 of Dayton, passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 after a courageous fight against cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Patricia, son Timothy (Rachel) Mangen of Beavercreek, son Nicholas Mangen of Columbus, son Michael Mangen of Columbus, grandson Brady of Beavercreek, parents Raymond and Madonna (Schroeder) Mangen of St. Henry, brother Douglas (Barbara) Mangen of Columbus, sister Susan (Ronald) Brunswick of St. Henry, best buddy "Bruiser," and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Denny was born on January 27, 1954 in Coldwater, Ohio. He graduated...

MANGEN, Denis "Denny" Lee, age 62 of Dayton, passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 after a courageous fight against cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Patricia, son Timothy (Rachel) Mangen of Beavercreek, son Nicholas Mangen of Columbus, son Michael Mangen of Columbus, grandson Brady of Beavercreek, parents Raymond and Madonna (Schroeder) Mangen of St. Henry, brother Douglas (Barbara) Mangen of Columbus, sister Susan (Ronald) Brunswick of St. Henry, best buddy "Bruiser," and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Denny was born on January 27, 1954 in Coldwater, Ohio. He graduated from Versailles High School in 1972, and went on to earn a Bachelor's of Science in Business from Wright State University in 1977. He began his career at Dayton Walther Corporation in 1978, and was currently employed as a Branch Manager at IAA - Insurance Auto Auctions. A devout Catholic, Denny was a member of Knights of Columbus 3730. He had a love for cars and sports, and is still fondly remembered as "Coach Mangen" after coaching little league and basketball for several years while his sons were growing up. Denny was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, uncle, cousin, and dear friend. He had an unmatched passion for life, a strong love for family, and a spirit that will be greatly missed. Heaven has gained a good man.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Tobias Funeral Home, 5471 Far Hills Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45429. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, October 17, 2016 at St. Henry Catholic Church, 6696 North Springboro Pike, Dayton, Ohio 45449. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Denny's memory can be made to The James Cancer Center at Ohio State University: OSUCCC - James Development Office, 660 Ackerman Road, 6th Floor, PO Box 183112, Columbus, Ohio 43218-3112. Condolences may be sent to: www.tobiasfuneralhome.com