Dennis Lynn Tumm

Friday, February 8, 2019

Dennis Lynn Tumm, 56, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Dennis was born Aug. 16, 1962, in Vancouver, Wash., to Frederick Myron and Janet Ann (Rowlett) Tumm. He was united in marriage to Sonya K. Vannoy on Oct. 10, 1987, in Lake Tahoe, Nev., and she survives of the home.

Dennis attended Bullard High School in Fresno, Calif. He worked as a truck driver for many years in Fresno, Calif., before coming to Nevada in 1993 where he continued driving a truck until 2001. Dennis assisted Nevada Youth Recreational Baseball in the mowing of the fields for the past 15 years. He was a member of the Nevada Eagles. His hobbies included watching NASCAR, and WWE wrestling on TV, and was an avid bowler.

In addition to his wife, Sonya, Dennis is survived by three children, Samantha Janes and her husband, Ryan, Carl Junction, James Tumm and his wife, Amanda, Nevada, and Jordan Tumm, Nevada; three grandchildren, Alima Tumm, Dylan Tumm, and Madisyn Tumm; his mother, Janet Preston, Nevada; two brothers, Michael Tumm, Altoona, Wis., and Thomas Tumm, Nevada; several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 11, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Mark Mitchell officiating. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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