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Denny M. Roholt, age 95, of Sun City, AZ, passed away on April 10, 2021.
Denny was a man of varied talents with a knack for telling stories, jokes, and making people smile. He graduated from Roosevelt HS in Minneapolis, MN in 1944 and served as a Navy corpsman during WWII and Korean in both the US and Philippines. His interest in all things medical and scientific started in his teens and continued throughout his life. His service in the Navy left a lasting impact on him. He was able to go on an Honor Flight which meant so much to him. As a pilot he loved to slip the surly bonds of earth.
After a career in sales, chemistry, engineering, and production management in Minneapolis, MN and Superior, WI, Denny retired in 1989 from Amsoil, Inc. as Director of Research and Development. Denny & his wife Florence moved to Sun City, AZ in 1994. They made wonderful friends wherever they lived. Denny always had a helping hand to lend to someone in need and had some of the best neighbors in the world.
Among his greatest accomplishments was the celebration of 70 years of marriage on September 22, 2020. Denny and Florence met when they were 13. Both agree that their love was “meant to be”.
Denny was a 32º Mason, a member of the Scottish Rite, a Shriner at Zuhrah & Aad Temples, and P.E.R. of Elks Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack & Margurithe Roholt, and niece Linda Alford. Denny is survived by his beloved wife Florence, daughter Cindy Roholt & daughter-in-law Mary Lee Clarens, grandson Joshua French, sister Frances Mueffelmann, in-laws Richard & Carolynne Moreus and Carol & Bill Lahti, nieces & nephews Sandra, Douglas, Robert, Angela, David, Michelle, Sara, & Stephen, their families, and his loyal little dog, Cody.
Denny was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by everyone.
A military commitment ceremony will take place at Fort Snelling in Minneapolis, Minnesota at a later date. Memorials to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.