Dennis F. Foreman, Sr.

HANCOCK – Dennis F. Foreman Sr., 50, a resident of Hancock, passed away Friday evening February 21, 2014, at the Portage Hospital following a lengthy battle with cancer.

He was born on September 26, 1963, in Laurium, a son of Kay (Lahti) Foreman and the late Francis Foreman.

Dennis was raised in Hubbell and was a graduate of the Lake Linden High School with the class of 1981. He then attended Northern Michigan University.

Dennis lived a free life and was able to reside in various parts of Michigan and the United States. For the past 20 years he has made his home in the Copper Country. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, fishing, berry picking, gardening and spending time with his family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his son, Andrew; his father, Francis; his granddaughter, Faith; his paternal grandparents, Willard & Mary Foreman; and his maternal grandparents, Clarence & Martha Lahti.

Surviving are his mother, Kay Kerttu; his children, Nathan Foreman, Dennis (Krystan) Foreman Jr., Crystal Rose Foreman, & Rylee Foreman; his grandchildren, Nathan Jr., Lily, Jack & John Foreman; his life partner, Lisa Kinnunen; his step-children, Brandon Pelto, and Ashley Kinnunen; his granddaughter, Sophia Nichole; his brothers, Bruce (Sherri) Foreman and Brian Foreman; his sister, Krisanna (Andrew) McKellar; several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts & uncles.

A memorial service for Dennis will be held 1 p.m. Friday, February 28, 2014, in the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Hancock with Pastor David Whitaker to officiate. Spring burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Ahmeek.

Friends may call on Friday, February 28, 2014, from 11 a.m. until time of services in the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Hancock.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be sent to his mother, Kay Kerttu, PO Box 218, Hubbell, MI 49934 or Lisa (Kinnunen) Foreman, 308 Pewabic St. Apt.12, Laurium, MI 49913.

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The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes has been assisting the family with the arrangements.