We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Swansboro
Ret. SSGT. Dennis Christ Kvale, 73, of Sneads Ferry, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, January 13, 2022. A Memorial service with Military Honors will be held on Wednesday, January 19, at 11:00am at Salem Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00am to 10:45am. Visitors will be received at other times at the home of Christa Hamilton.
Dennis was born in Milaca, Minnesota on August 18, 1948. He faithfully served his country in the USMC for 20 years before retiring and received many awards and commendations including The National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and the Southwest Asia Service Medal. During retirement, Dennis enjoyed golfing and watching old westerns on TV and watching his favorite football team The Dallas Cowboys.
Dennis was preceded in death by his loving wife of 33 years, Donna; his parents Norin and Catherine; his brothers, Melvin and Bill; his sister, Sonja; his grandson, Matthew Eyster; and sister-in-law, Rita.
Survivors include a large loving family including his four children, Christa Hamilton (Brandon), Tina McSparrin, Cindy Patane (Jeff), Howard Luckenbaugh (Melanie); as well as his brothers, David (Barbara), Dale and Elton; his sister, Mary; sister-in-law, Alanna. Dennis was “Pawpaw” to many grandchildren, Gregory (Rachel), Matthew, Patrick, Madison E., Devin, Madison P., Blake, Preston, Caroline, Mackenzi, Reagan, Aaron and Chloe. Dennis was also loved by many other in his extended family.
Dennis will be dearly missed by his family as well as the many friends he made throughout his lifetime.