Dennis Kelly Vilcone

Dennis Kelly Vilcone

Dennis Kelly Vilcone

Dennis Kelly Vilcone
April 21, 1955 – August 4, 2014
Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 59
Served with Honor ~ United States Military Veteran

Dennis Vilcone, 59, of Oskaloosa passed away Monday, August 4, 2014, at the MHP Hospice Services Serenity House in Oskaloosa after a brief illness.

Dennis Kelly Vilcone was born, April 21, 1955, in San Diego, California to Stanley and Helen (Kelly) Vilcone.

Dennis spent his youth and teen years growing up in Monterey, CA. He chose the Marines after high school, serving his country proudly and with honor. He then settled in Long Beach, CA, where he lived until moving to Oskaloosa in 2004. He truly enjoyed everything about Iowa, and Oskaloosa in particular. He loved his home, and the community and all the wonderful friends he made during the past ten years. All who met Dennis met a friend, not a stranger.

Besides his wife, Linda, he leaves behind his daughter, Shanna Hoitt of Hemet, CA; his son, Bryan Vilcone of Coralville; stepson, Greg (Joleen) Arnold of Las Vegas, NV; grandchildren, Aylah Vilcone of Oskaloosa and Bradey Vilcone of Cedar Rapids, IA; sister, Mary (Hank) Hill of Salinas, CA; brother, Steve Vilcone of Monterey, CA; as well as many nieces and nephews and cousins around the United States. He also leaves behind a special companion, always at his side family dog, Molly.

In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by a daughter, Katie Vilcone on January 23, 2014.

Memorial services for Dennis will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, August 7, at Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel with Rev. Steve Howe of the Lifehouse Community Church officiating.
Military Honors will follow the service.
Visitation – The family will greet visitors at the funeral chapel from 5 p.m. to service time on Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate donations be made to Aylah Vilcone to be deposited into her college fund at Community 1st Credit Union.



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