Eagle Funeral Home Obituaries

Dennis P. Nelligan

November 27, 1941 - April 13, 2018

Dennis P. Nelligan, 76, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018, at his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma, under the loving care of his family. Born November 27, 1941, in Litchfield, he was the son of Carl F. and Margaret Delilah (Weese) Nelligan. He was a 1959 graduate of Litchfield High School and a long-time employee of the former Simpson Industries locations in Litchfield and Bingham Farms.

On August 21, 1959, he married Eleanor Bender and she survives. Also surviving: two daughters, Tracey (Tim) Schmitt of Ecorse and Heidi Nelligan of Tulsa,Oklahoma; one son, Bradley (Tracey) Nelligan of Tulsa, Oklahoma; two sisters, Diane (Ed) Smith and Wendy LaCourse, both of Litchfield; two brothers, Don (Debra) Eichler and David (Sherry) Eichler, both of Litchfield; 11 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Wendell Eichler; and grandson, Justin.

Denny was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be sadly missed by his family. Per his request, his body has been donated to Oklahoma University for research.



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