The Arizona Republic
Dennis Martin Kienlen
GLENDALE – Age 75, passed away in late September at home, with his family at his side. Dennis was born in Minnesota to parents Ralph and Jane Kienlen. He is survived by his wife Judith, sons Adam and Casey, sisters, Carol Clemens, husband Hal Nitch, Kathy Ramos, and husband Randy Ramos and brother Greg Kienlen.
He attended college at The University of Minnesota where he had the opportunity to play guitar with Bob Dylan. He retired after 30 years in sales and management in the telecommunications industry.
Dennis had a knack for making everyone he met a friend. He was a volunteer for the Pure Heart Church and St. James food banks and a 30-gallon blood donor.
A Mensa scholar, father, husband, brother and friend, Dennis will be dearly missed and remain forever in our hearts. The family will hold a celebration of life at a later date. Memorials to the family preferred. Regency Mortuary 623-875-7500 (Regencymortuary.com).