Dennis P. Hurley, 64, Stillwater, Minn. Obituaries · September 13, 2013
Dennis P. Hurley, a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, passed away peacefully at his home in Stillwater, Minn., after a heroic nine-year battle with cancer, on Sept. 5, 2013, at age 64.
He was preceded in death by parents, Cornelius and Cecelia (Sullivan).
He is survived by loving wife, Catherine; daughter Shea (Christopher) Eliasen of St. Paul, Minn.; son Cornelius “Neil” (Amy) Hurley of Durango, Colo.; grandchildren Catherine “Cates,” Madeline “Mia,” Aiden and Claire; siblings Kathleen (Donald) Sayles, Sheila (Michael) Dalton, Michael (Linda) Hurley, Maureen (Robert) Eme, Theresa (Ralph ) Mansfield, Pat (Candice) Hurley, and Mary Margaret “Peggy” (Bruce) Jeffries.
Dennis was raised in Iowa City. He received degrees from Regina High School, University of Iowa, and Creighton University. He worked in the pharmaceutical industry for Syntex Laboratories and Glaxo SmithKlein Pharmaceuticals.
Mass of Christian burial was set for Monday, Sept. 9 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 423 South Fifth Street, Stillwater, Minn. Burial was in Rutherford Cemetery. Visitation was one hour prior to Mass at the church with the Rev. Al Krzyzopolski officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Center for Irish Music, St. Paul, Minn., or Lakeview Hospice, Stillwater, Minn.
Special thanks go out to Dr. James Ingle and all the caring staff at Mayo Clinic, as well as Lakeview Hospice.