Dennis ‘Denny’ Tamblin Ladouceur


BRADENTON, Fla. — Dennis “Denny” Tamblin Ladouceur, 83, of Bradenton, Fla., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Dennis was born Nov. 4, 1935, in Escanaba to Wilfred Donald “Pete” Ladouceur and Elva Florence (Roberts) Ladouceur.

After leaving the Air Force, where he went to school for dentistry, Denny purchased the family business from his father. Later, he worked for the State of Michigan as a property manager in Escanaba. Once he retired, Denny became an avid sailor and spent many summers on the Great Lakes with his beloved wife Donna of 61 years. They lived half the year in Iron Mountain and the other half in Bradenton, Fla.

Denny is predeceased by his mother, Elva Florence (Roberts) Ladouceur; his father, Wilfred Donald “Pete” Ladouceur; his sister, Marlyn Jean (Ladouceur) LeQuia-Chapin; and his son, Lance Drew Ladouceur.

Denny is survived by his brother, Peter Ladouceur and wife Sue Ladouceur of Carlsbad, Calif.; beloved wife, Donna Lee (Casey) Ladouceur of Bradenton, Fla.; his daughter, Tamalyn Ladouceur of Bradenton, Fla.; his son, Kevin Ladouceur and wife Trudy Ladouceur of Escanaba; his son, Troy Ladouceur and wife Alma Ladouceur of Joplin, Mo.; his daughter, Monique (Ladouceur) Nelson and husband Mark Nelson of Escanaba; daughter-in-law, Sheree LaDouceur of Largo, Fla.; and his five grandchildren, Nicole Ladouceur, Lucas Ladouceur, Travis Ladouceur, Hunter Ladouceur and Tanner Ladouceur.

All services are private.

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