Dennis Gange

Nov. 1, 1927-Feb. 16, 2018

Dennis Gange, 90,

passed away peacefully

on February 16, 2018.

He was born November

1, 1927 in Drake, ND to

John and Katherine (Volk)


Dennis spent much of

his life in federal service.

He served in the Army

from 1947-1951 in Japan

and Korea. He served in

the Navy from 1957-1973

with significant time on

the USS Orleck, USS

Bryce Canyon and at

Great Lakes and Quonset

Point Naval Stations.

Dennis retired as a Navy

Chief Petty Officer after

20 years of military ser-

vice. He moved to Bre-

merton, WA in 1977 and

worked 18 years in civil

service at Keyport, WA

until his retirement in


Dennis’ military honors

included the Army Occu-

pation Service Medal, the

Army Forces Expedition-

ary Medal, four Navy

Good Conduct Medals,

the National Defense

Medal with Bronze Star

and the Vietnam Cam-

paign Medal.

Dennis is survived by:

brothers Lawrence Gange

and Peter (Norma) Gange;

a sister, Theresa (Harland)

Bolkan; niece Waverly

(Allen) Hagen; nephews

Rory and Terry Bolkan;

grand-nephews Starling

Bolkan and Ryan Hagen.

Dennis was preceded in

death by: his mother, fa-

ther, brothers Michael

and John, sister Marie,

and wife Clara.

Service will be held

March 6 at 1 PM at Forest

Lawn Cemetery.