Dennis was born in Salem, Oregon to Donald A. Brown and Margie E. Brown on July 25, 1940 and passed away February 20, 2021. He attended Salem schools graduating from North Salem High school in 1958. While in high school he was in several plays and was a member of the rally squad. He attended Oregon State University where he joined Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity. Dennis went to work for his dad as a glazier at Capitol City Glass Co. which he and his brother later purchased. In 1989 Dennis opened Capitol City Door Co. which is still operating today. Dennis married Janice Drakeley in 1960 and they had three children, Sharon Brown, Nancy Lingle, and Donald Brown. They have 7 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and 3 step great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind his brother Ron Brown and his wife Judy. Dennis loved all types of music and driving his classic cars. Graveside services will be at Restlawn Cemetery on February 26, 2021 at 2:00 PM. Assisting the family is Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.
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So sorry Jan and the family to hear of Dennis's passing. It has been a long time since we have seen him but we remember the days that we were in the Shamrock CB's together. Our deepest sympathy to you and all the family during this difficult time.