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Angilee L. Dennis

09-29-1931 to 09-26-2019


Linn County News

Published Oct. 2, 2019


Angilee L. Dennis, age 87, La Cygne, Kan., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. She was born in Norwood, Mo., on Sept. 29, 1931, the daughter of Elzie and Sylvia Owens Smith. She graduated from high school in Mountain Grove, Mo. 

On June 16, 1951, she married her childhood friend, Leon Dennis. Leon passed away on March 7, 2011, missing their 60th wedding anniversary by a little over three months. 

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Elgene Smith.

Angilee retired from Turner School District in 1992. She was a cook and manager of the cafeteria for 27 years. She attended Calvary Baptist Church and volunteered with Harvesters. 

Angilee is survived by a daughter, Charlotte Becker and husband John; two sons, Edwin Dennis and Terry Dennis and wife Shirley; six grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and four great, great grandchildren.

Funeral service was scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at the Calvary Baptist Church, La Cygne, with burial in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Visitation was scheduled from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. 

Contributions are suggested to Calvary Baptist Church c/o Schneider Funeral Home. Online condolences can be left at



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