Dennis Lee Morava

ULYSSES - Dennis Lee Morava, age 65, died Sept. 7, 2020, at his home in Ulysses, KS. He was born April 29, 1955, in Hot Springs, SD, the son of LeRoy and Elizabeth “Betty” (Hourt) Morava.

Dennis moved with his family to Ulysses at the age of four years. He graduated from Northwest Technical School in Goodland with a Communications Technician Certificate. Dennis married Cathy Jarvis on July 1, 1988. While they were married, they worked for various companies building telecommunication towers.

Dennis is survived by his life-partner, Cathy Jarvis of Wichita, KS; step-son, Matthew Seidel of Pratt, KS; brother, David Morava; sisters, Gina Hargrove and Rhonda Morava all of Dickson, TN. Dennis is preceded in death by his father, LeRoy Morava; mother, Betty Hemphill; infant daughter, Molly; brother, Danny Morava.

The family will honor Dennis’ request for cremation and no service. Memorial contributions may be given to Dennis Morava Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at

Posted online on September 14, 2020