Dennis J. Kottke

 

The following obituary was obtained from the 22 November 1982 edition of the Tri City Herald by Bill Evans.

 

 

Dennis J. Kottke

  Dennis James Kottke, 46 of
3505 S. Tacoma St., Kennewick,
an electrician for Westinghouse,
drowned Saturday near Plymouth
in the Columbia River.
He was born in Mankato, Minn.,
and had lived in the Tri-Cities
since 1978.
He served in the Navy from
1954 to 1974 and was a chief
petty officer.
He married his wife Michie in
1966.
Survivors include wife Michie;
son Michael Kottke; daughter Mika
Kottke, all of Kennewick; father
Harold Kottke, El Cajon, Calif.;
mother Harriett Kottke, Bend,
Ore.; brother John Kottke,
Potrero, Calif.; sisters Judy
Whitman, Pine Valley, Calif.,
Susan Farris and Diane Irey, both
El Cajon, Calif.
Services will be announced by
Mueller's Chapel of the Falls.