Dennis R. Schrock, age 72, of Concordia, KS, passed away on Sun., March 17, 2019 in Concordia, KS. He was born on April 11, 1946 in Fairbury, NE to Elmer & Mildred (Hasse) Schrock.
Dennis attended grade school in Almena, KS. He attended Mankato Middle School and graduated from Mankato High School in 1964. He then attended and graduated from junior college in Fairbury in 1966. Dennis attended Ft. Hays State Univ. before being drafted into the US Army, where he served as an M.P. during the Vietnam era. After his military service, Dennis went to work for the Rock Island railroad and later worked for Northern Natural Gas Co. from 1972 to 1993. Dennis then helped his daughter and did daycare for his grandchildren, which he knew was his most important job! Dennis married Janet Ouellette on Sept. 1, 1970 and to this union was born two daughters, Nicole & Stacie. Dennis was an avid supporter of his grandchildren’s athletics and activities.
He is survived by his daughters, Nicole Reed, Clyde & Stacie Blubaugh (Mark), Olathe, KS; grandchildren, Dyelan, Derica & Drayden Reed, Clyde & Taylor, Brooke, Brett, Caitlin, Joshua & Matthew Blubaugh, Olathe; his daughter’s mother & caregiver, Janet Schrock, Concordia; brothers, Rodney Schrock (Janice), Fairbury, NE & sister, Violet Calder, CO
He was preceded in death by his parents & a brother, Donald.
It was Dennis’ wishes to be cremated and the family will celebrate his life at 2:00 pm on Sat., April 13, 2019 at the Skyline Church at the LCL Buffalo Ranch, 431 1st Road, Clifton, KS 66937 with the family greeting friends after the service from 2:30-5 pm at the church. Private family burial of the cremains will be Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Ft. Riley, Ft. Riley, KS at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Solomon Valley Hospice or Skyline Church in care of the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit www.chaputbuoy.com.