Dennis "Denny" G. Duesing

SPEARVILLE – Dennis "Denny" G. Duesing, age 96, died Oct. 4, 2020 at Presbyterian Manor of the Plains in Dodge City, KS. He was born Dec. 5, 1923 at Spearville, KS, the son of John J. and Olive Marie (Hayden) Duesing. He was a lifetime area resident and a graduate of Spearville High School. He was a farmer and owner and operator. On April 19, 1950 he married Dorothy L. Scott at Spearville.


Survivors include, his wife, Dorothy; their son, Phillip Duesing of Garden City; three daughters, Susan Dillon of Tucson, AR, Denise Van Zeeland of Monroe, NC, and Stacey Yerian of Franklin, NE; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and a sister, Colene Kruse of Stockton, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Fabian Duesing; five sisters, Mary JoAnn Crissman, Grace Schreck, Winifred Torline, Celeste Kuhn and Alice Rausch.


Vigil service and Knights of Columbus rosary will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 11, 2020, both at St. John the Baptist Church, Spearville, KS. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the church. The service will be viewable via Facebook live at www.facebook.com/ziegler.chapel/. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, Spearville. Visitation will be Sunday from noon to 4 pm Sunday at Ziegler Funeral Chapel, Dodge City, KS. The family suggest memorials to St. John the Baptist Church in care of Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, KS. 67801. Condolences may be sent to www.zieglerfuneralchapel.com.