Dennis Flatt

Obituary of Dennis Flatt

Dennis B. Flatt Age 78. Passed away Saturday, February 23, 2008 at Provena St. Joseph's Medical Center after a brief illness. Long time resident of Crest Hill. Born in Wilton Center, IL. Preceded in death by his son, Dennis D. Flatt, sister, Mary F. Stadler, sister- in-law, Donna J. McMahan, Mother, Kay (Ryan) Pulley, step-father, Harvey Pulley, Father, Burdette Flatt and step-mother Virginia Flatt. Survived by his best friend and wife of 50 years Joan M. (Collins) Flatt, his loving children: Michael E. Kelly (Nancy) of Plainfield, Lynn M. Schuler (Bill) of Minooka, James J. Kelly of Crest Hill, Beth A. Laken (Stan) of Plainfield, Ken E. Flatt of Crest Hill, Richard L Flatt (Julie) of Lake Station, IN and daughter-in-law Kathy Flatt of Joliet, brothers-in-laws: Robert McMahan of Braidwood and Donald Stadler of Rockdale. Grandpa Flatt is survived by 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren who brought him great joy. Numerous caring nieces, nephews and cousins, also survive. Dennis was an Air Force veteran during the Korean Conflict stationed in Japan. Dennis was a salesman's salesman working for many years for Goldblatt's and Carpetland USA. He was an award winning photographer, very talented woodcrafter, and an excellent cook. Dennis also enjoyed many years on the water with his boat the "Joan Marie". Funeral Services for Dennis B. Flatt will be Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 10:15 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Interment: Abraham Lincoln Veteran's Cemetery. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Children's Memorial Hospital or Joliet Area Community Hospice in Dennis' name would be appreciated. Visitation: Tuesday February 26, 2008, 2 - 8 p.m. at: FRED C. DAMES FUNERAL HOME 3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet For information: (815) 741-5500
A Memorial Tree was planted for Dennis
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Fred C. Dames Funeral Homes