Funeral services for Dennis Gronewold, 79, will be in the main sanctuary of First Assembly of God Church in Farmerville, LA at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 5, 2021 under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home-Ruston. Visitation will be held at the church from 1:00 P.M. until time of service. Pastor Robbie Lawson will officiate. Interment will be at Kilpatrick Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Ruston, LA.
Dennis was born on November 6, 1942 in Freeport, Michigan and passed away on November 29, 2021 in Ruston, La. He was employed as a National Hardwood Lumber Inspector. Dennis faithfully attended First Assembly of God Church in Farmerville, LA. He coached baseball, football, softball, and boxing. Dennis also umpired and was a referee for over 50 years. He also loved music and was a bass singer for The Gospel Sounds. He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Aaron Gronewold and Dorothy June Gronewold; sisters, Marlene Main, Brenda Williams, Helen Venhuizen, Millie Venhuizen and Marcy Barry.
Dennis is survived by his wife, Lois Lammers Gronewold; daughter, Kim Gronewold; son, Scott Gronewold; sister, Marie Sutliff; granddaughter, Kaitlyn Gronewold; Extended family, James Lopez, Jr., Paullette Lopez, Giovani Lopez, James Lopez, III, Makenzi Lopez; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Scott Gronewold, Charles Earl, James Lopez, Jr., Giovani Lopez, James Lopez, III, and David Freeman.
Honorary pallbearers will be Randy Waggoner and Larry Warner.