Beloved husband of Gertrude (Gertie) Mills for 54 years, Dennis was also a loving father to Terry (Tony) Ageno, Denise (Gregg) Boucher, and Debbie (Rick) Slater, a devoted grandfather to Leanne (Justin) Petersen, Sid Slater, Stephanie Ageno, Bryce Boucher, and Danielle Boucher, and a Great-grandfather to Skyler Gregg, Lilly Gregg, and Topher Petersen. Dennis was preceded in death by his daughter, Dana, and also leaves behind his step-father, Robert (Pat) Ryan.
Born in San Jose, CA to the late Sydney and Jeanne Mills, Dennis grew up in Gilroy and Hollister where he and Gertie met and married. In 1966, Dennis and his cousin, Ron Trapin, opened Quality Glass, Inc. in San Jose, which Dennis owned and operated until his retirement in 2003. He loved his family most of all, but also enjoyed many hobbies such as boating, hunting, traveling, golf, and just being with friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008 at the Chapel of the Oaks, Oak Hill Funeral Home, 300 Curtner Ave., San Jose, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, or a Charity of your choice.