Dennis Bedier

Dec 28, 1931 – Feb 22, 2017

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Dennis Allen Bedier, 85 years young, peacefully left us to join his loving wife Joanne in Heaven, on February 22nd, 2017. 

Denny was born in Seattle, Washington on December 28th, 1931 to Peter and Ethel Bedier.  

Denny grew up in Ballard, WA.  He graduated from Ballard High School.  Denny joined the military and served with the Seabees in the Navy before settling in Seattle and marrying his wife, Joanne (Duford). Denny and Joanne were active members of their church, Trinity United Methodist Church.  Joanne served on many committees and Denny helped keep the church mechanically sound.   He enjoyed the outdoors and camping with his family and friends, affectionately known as the camping group.   Denny worked for Pacific Northwest Bell for over 35 years.  Once retired, he and Joanne spent their time traveling, spending quality time at their beach house in Ocean Park, WA.  Denny spent his final years at Ida Culver Broadview Retirement Home.  

Denny is preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Ethel, his loving Wife of 52 years Joanne, Brother Edward and Eddie’s wife Janet.   He is survived by his Daughter Brenda Jensen (husband Jim), Son Jeff and grandchildren; Nathan Elms (wife Amanda), Phoenix, Makayla and Jacob. Nieces Carolyn Michler (husband Chris), and Cindy Bedier.

 Denny was a loving husband, father, uncle, grandfather, and son.  He will be missed so much.  We take comfort knowing he is with Mom now.    


Carolyn Masten
Port Angeles , WA
Mar 7, 2017

Your dad always made me feel welcome!

"Staying for dinner?"

Dick & Bev Hawes
Botherr, WA
Mar 4, 2017

Really enjoyed being with both Joanne and Denny on any occasion. They used their gifts for the church they loved. Camping was the most fun. Sorry we could not be at the memorial. Love to all the family.

Ginny Roraback
Seattle, WA
Mar 4, 2017

I Loved Denny's smile and wonderful Hospitality and all the care he took of people and Trinity UMC in Ballard!!

Mary and Bill Wolfe
Tacoma, Wa
Mar 3, 2017

Blessings to you for a happy journey to be reunited with your lovely wife. You will be missed here, but you left a gift of love and beautiful memories for your family and friends.

Loyd Elms
Auburn, Wa
Mar 1, 2017

Denny you will be missed I could not of picked a better grandfather for my son I will always remember you . You were always good to me and I'll always remember that I respected you so much one of my favorite memories of you is when you and Joanne came down to San Diego to visit us iand on the golf course you make the best golf shot I had ever seen. I look did you and I'll always remember your face you had the smirk on your face and a puff of your cigar you walked away like Arnold Palmer . You were a good man Danny I will always remember you

Flor Castlemay
Richmond Hill, NY
Feb 28, 2017

With my deepest sympathy to the bereaved family. Rest in peace Mr Denny Bedier. I know you are with your loving wife Joanne now to live together in heaven throughout all the eternities...

Jodi Elkins
Yakima, WA
Feb 28, 2017

Denny will be most. You were a fun guy camping. Camping with your family was the best. Joanne is welcoming you with open arms. RIP Denny

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