Dennis Byrd, 80, of Maynard, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Luther Haven Nursing Home in Montevideo. Funeral Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 15 at the Wing-Bain Funeral Home Chapel in Granite Falls. A spring burial will take place at Vestre Sogn Cemetery.
Dennis Harold Byrd was born January 26, 1933 in Maynard the son of Norman and Edna (Quast) Byrd. Dennis was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith at Maynard Lutheran. He grew up and attended school in Maynard. Dennis painted houses and barns in the Maynard area for many years.
He had the good fortune of having close friends in the Maynard community to watch out for him over the years.
Dennis is survived by his sisters: Marcella Oberg of Vancouver, Washington; Delores Nokleby of Montevideo; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Edna; sister: Marlus Groothuis; brothers-in-law: Harvey Groothuis; Harold Oberg; and Clifford Nokleby.
Arrangements were with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls.