Dennis George Scholl
|Posted 2021-07-20 by mhenderson|
|Published by Mohave Daily News Online from Jul. 18 to Jul. 25, 2021 -|
Bullhead City, Arizona -
Our beloved father, husband, and friend, Dennis George Scholl went
home to his heavenly family on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. He was born on
November 20, 1942 in Beloit, Kansas.
A son of Albert and Parthene Scholl, he grew up joyfully playing with
or teasing his younger brothers, Doug and Don, dutifully helping care
for elderly grandparents, and working hard on local farms during the
He graduated from Beloit High School and served in the U.S. Army in
Germany during the Vietnam War Era. Then, he made his family proud by
finishing an associate degree and later pursuing a career with the
United States Postal Service from which he retired in 2003. Over the
years, he was a letter carrier in Topeka, Kansas; Tucson, Arizona; and
Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. But he didn't stop there!
Dennis enthusiastically served as a substitute teacher for years while
living in El Paso, Texas, enjoying the middle school kids and the
camaraderie with the teachers, who loved and respected his gift for
Finally, in his last years, Dennis chose to settle in the beautiful
riverside community of Bullhead City, Arizona. He raised large
beautiful cactus gardens, wherever he went, making the desert
neighborhoods bloom around his home. He loved a road trip, with or
without his red motorcycle or 350-Z sports car, visiting friends and
relatives all over the country.
He was always up for a drive, short or long. He was a gracious host
but spent hours planning for trips and visits. His many hobbies
included a passion for recycling glass bottles into unique musical
wind chimes and designing quirky heads into hat stands for his dapper
hat collection. Dennis loved music, especially toe tapping Motown,
Jazz, and Blues. Old time country western favorites often filled his
home and got him out to local bars and concerts for the joy of
Dennis was a unique soul who filled his glass to the brim and gave a
toast to those around him. He will be truly missed by those who knew
his helping hand or love for poker.
He is survived by his wife, Minnie Jo Wixom; his chldren, the love of
his life, Jeff (Colleen), Heather (James), and Aaron (Carissa) Scholl;
loving step-children, Thor (Kaley), Shiblon, Gretchen, Kori, Anthony,
and Isaac Wixom; brothers, Doug and Don (Deb); and past spouses, Janet
Wooddancer-Fisher and Sue Uremovich; grandchildren, Davin, Mason,
Javien, Josie, Leila, Chloe, Ellie, and Isaac Jr.; and many, many
friends join to celebrate his life.
A Memorial and burial service was held in Glenn Elder, Kansas.
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