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Gordon Denekas

Posted 2017-09-12 by mhenderson
Today's News-Herald, Lake Havasu City, AZ
>>> Published on Friday, September 8, 2017 <<<

Gordon Denekas, 63, of Lake Havasu City passed away Aug. 26, 2017.

He was born Sept. 8, 1953 to Milton and Laura Denekas in Tulsa,
Oklahoma.

After graduating from high school, Gordon decided to further his
education. He attended Trinity University in San Antonio and
received a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management.
Gordon ended his working career when he retired as an Internal
Revenue Service agent.

He met Margaret Thebeault, and they married in Houston on Jan. 21,
1981. They lived in Waller, Texas, where he raised his four children
on their small farm.

Gordon was an Eagle Scout, Sea Scout, a Trinity Alumni, and most
importantly, of the Christian faith. He enjoyed art, animals, kids,
music, cars, traveling, spending time in the outdoors, and the
unusual.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Milton and Laura Denekas.

Gordon is survived by the mother of his children, Margaret
Thebeault, of Lake Havasu City, sons Anthony Denekas of Havasu and
Dustin Denekas, of Las Vegas; daughters Angela Allison of Havasu and
Lisa Thompson of San Marcos, Texas; brothers Alan Denekas of
Roanoke, Virginia and Brian Denekas of Oregon and seven
grandchildren.

Gordon was a special man and will be greatly missed by all who knew
him.

A burial service at Lake Havasu Memorial Gardens is Sept. 8 at 10
a.m.

Services were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-
frazefuneralhome.com. Send the family a free card at
www.sendoutcards.com/lietzfraze.



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