In Memoriam
 Dennis Ponsford
1/83rd Artillery (1966-67)

Rest in Peace


Dennis Deneen Ponsford (June 1, 1947 to June 19, 2011)

Veteran of HQ Battery 1/83rd Artillery 1966-1967.

Dennis Deneen Ponsford passed away in Medford, OR, on June 19, 2011, while returning from vacation with his wife. He was born in St. Cloud, MN, on June 1, 1947. He is survived by his wife of over 40 years, Judi. He was preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Shirley and older brother, George. Surviving relatives include his children, Jennifer Sarver (Dave), Ryan (34); grandson Riley (7); and sister Lynn (Don) Campbell of Bremerton.

He was a Vietnam vet who served from 1966-1969. He worked at PSNS until he retired in 2003. He enjoyed annual trips to California, Reno and Hawaii as well as impromptu road trips. He enjoyed fishing and playing poker as well as spending time with this grandson. Per his request, there will be no funeral service. His ashes will be spread by family members at a later date. In his memory, family suggests donations to the American Diabetic Association or Disabled Veterans of America in his honor


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