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February 27, 2014

Dennis O. Alkire, husband of Lynn Alkire, Passes Away

Dennis Alkire, Centerview, MO
Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: KrisAllkire
Date: Sat, Mar 01, 2014 - 10:59 PM ET
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Thank you for all the kind words. Dennis loved trapshooting and especially the friendships he had across the country. We miss him dearly. Love, Lynn (his wife) and family.

Dennis Omar Alkire, 61, of Centerview, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, in Tucson, Arizona. He was born on February 4, 1953, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Omar B. and Betty Alkire. He was a lifelong resident of the area and graduated from College High School in 1971. He attended Central Missouri State College (UCM) for one year on a football scholarship. On August 20, 1971 he married his childhood sweetheart, Lynn Graves in Warrensburg. She survives of the home. Dennis entered the heavy laborers’ construction industry where he was a foreman and superintendent for J.R. Stewart, Lamb Construction and Bandiera in the Kansas City area. In 1989, he started his own business, Elite Landscaping, and continued operations until his death. In addition to his business, he was a competitive trap shooter and traveled throughout the US winning events in ATA Handicap, Singles and Doubles. Dennis had a passion for his family, woodworking and creating unique things. In addition to his wife of 42 years, he is survived by two daughters; Kimberly (Ryan) Stull of Lee’s Summit, Kristina (Brett) Carlgren of Overland Park, KS, one son, Deke (Sarah) Alkire of Ardmore, OK. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Tyler and Kyanne Carlgren, Audrey Alkire and Reed Stull; mother, Betty Alkire; one sister, Connie Unrein; two brothers, Steven Alkire and Ronnie Alkire. Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Omar Alkire. Visitation will be Monday evening, March 3rd from 5-8 pm at Sweeney Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home, 617 N. Maguire, in Warrensburg. Funeral services will be held on March 4, at 10 am at the First Christian Church, 101 E. Gay St. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be given to the Johnson County Fair Association for fairgrounds landscaping.


61 years old, Dennis O. Alkire, of Warrensburg, passed away Tuesday, February 25. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the First Christian Church. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be given to the Johnson County Fair Association for fairgrounds and landscaping and can be left in care of the funeral home.


Dennis Alkire was also a Missouri First Team All State Football Selection in 1970, Defense, Warrensburg College High School, Missouri.

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Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: seitzrobt
Date: Thu, Feb 27, 2014 


Our deepest condolences to Lynn, the children, grandchildren and friends of Dennis. 


Elite Landscaping
Warrensburg, Missouri
Established in 1990, Elite Landscaping LLC has been at the current location at 909 E. Hale Lake Road since 1997. Elite’s owner, Dennis Alkire, offers a variety of services to include computer generated designs that are customized to each client’s request. The company is a Pavestone© distributor of retaining wall blocks and patio pavers. We also do low voltage lighting, grading, seeding, irrigation, chemical applications, outdoor kitchens and fireplaces, as well as waterfalls.


Elite Landscaping also has a retail center with a large assortment of trees, shrubs, flowers, decorative rock, mulches, and statuary and lawn products. Stop by or call 660-422-7800.


Dr. Lynn Alkire

Fashion: Textiles and Clothing in BusinessDr. Lynn Alkire
Professor and Program Coordinator
Associate Dean, School of Technology 

Education
Ph.D. University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO  1993
Major: Vocational Technical Education.  Areas of Specialization: Higher & Adult Education, Textile Apparel Management
M.S.E. University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO 1988
Area of Specialization:  Family & Consumer Sciences.
B.S.E. University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO 1985
Area of Specialization:  Family & Consumer Sciences.


Dennis Alkire Passes away


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seitzrobt26-Feb-14 - 03:14 PM ET
pheasantmaster26-Feb-14 - 06:02 PM ET
joehunter26-Feb-14 - 06:14 PM ET
setter27-Feb-14 - 11:33 AM ET
seitzrobt27-Feb-14 - 12:04 PM ET
Barry C. Roach27-Feb-14 - 03:48 PM ET
trapwife28-Feb-14 - 09:04 AM ET
CalvinMD28-Feb-14 - 08:39 PM ET
frostyman28-Feb-14 - 09:00 PM ET
setter28-Feb-14 - 11:32 PM ET
KrisAllkire01-Mar-14 - 10:59 PM ET
ysr_racer01-Mar-14 - 11:05 PM ET
whiz white02-Mar-14 - 09:39 PM ET

Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: seitzrobt
Date: Wed, Feb 26, 2014 - 03:14 PM ET
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Dennis Alkire of Warrensburg, Missouri passed away yesterday afternoon of a massive heart attack. Dennis had just landed in Tucson, Az to compete at the Spring Grand American. Dennis was 60 years old.
More information as it becomes available will be posted to this thread.
Our Thoughts and Prayers are with his wife Lynn, Children and Grandchildren.
Rob, Joan, & J.R. Taylor



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Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: pheasantmaster
Date: Wed, Feb 26, 2014 - 06:02 PM ET
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Rob, saddened to learn of yet another member of our trapshooting fraternity's passing.
While I didn't know his family, please express our condolences.
Devi and Martin

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Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: joehunter
Date: Wed, Feb 26, 2014 - 06:14 PM ET
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A great guy who will be missed. Our prayers to his family and his many friends.
Joey

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Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: setter
Date: Thu, Feb 27, 2014 - 11:33 AM ET
Website Address: http://1973whsreunion.blogspot.com/2014/02/dennis-alkire-husband-of-lynn-alkire.html 

I shot with Dennis many times and was on the squad when he broke his 1st 200. Dennis was a "family man" and all around "good guy".
My condolences to the family.
Jim

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Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: seitzrobt
Date: Thu, Feb 27, 2014 - 12:04 PM ET
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Funeral and Visitation Information: Visitation will be Monday, March 3 from 5-8pm in Warrensburg at Sweeney-Phillips Funeral Home 617 N. Maguire St . The funeral will be Tuesday March 4th at 10:00 am at the First Christian Church 101 E. Gay St. in Warrensburg. I have not heard of a memorial yet. Rob

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Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: Barry C. Roach
Date: Thu, Feb 27, 2014 - 03:48 PM ET
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Does any one have a photo of Dennis? I'd like to put a face with his name. Thank you.

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Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: trapwife
Date: Fri, Feb 28, 2014 - 09:04 AM ET
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Everyone here in Tucson was SHOCKED by this news. My heartfelt sympathy to all of his family and friends. I know only too well how difficult it is to experience a sudden loss, I hope his family will feel and embrace the love and support of his shooting friends.

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Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: CalvinMD
Date: Fri, Feb 28, 2014 - 08:39 PM ET
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Wow! : ( way to young...very saddening to hear of such a loss,..even sadder I'm sure for his family and friends...my deepest sympathies

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Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: frostyman
Date: Fri, Feb 28, 2014 - 09:00 PM ET
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Here is a picture of Dennis
http://1973whsreunion.blogspot.com/2014/02/dennis-alkire-husband-of-lynn-alkire.html

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Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: setter
Date: Fri, Feb 28, 2014 - 11:32 PM ET
Website Address: http://1973whsreunion.blogspot.com/2014/02/dennis-alkire-husband-of-lynn-alkire.html 

Clickable!

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Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: KrisAllkire
Date: Sat, Mar 01, 2014 - 10:59 PM ET
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Thank you for all the kind words. Dennis loved trapshooting and especially the friendships he had across the country. We miss him dearly. Love, Lynn (his wife) and family.
Dennis Omar Alkire, 61, of Centerview, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, in Tucson, Arizona. He was born on February 4, 1953, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Omar B. and Betty Alkire. He was a lifelong resident of the area and graduated from College High School in 1971. He attended Central Missouri State College (UCM) for one year on a football scholarship. On August 20, 1971 he married his childhood sweetheart, Lynn Graves in Warrensburg. She survives of the home. Dennis entered the heavy laborers’ construction industry where he was a foreman and superintendent for J.R. Stewart, Lamb Construction and Bandiera in the Kansas City area. In 1989, he started his own business, Elite Landscaping, and continued operations until his death. In addition to his business, he was a competitive trap shooter and traveled throughout the US winning events in ATA Handicap, Singles and Doubles. Dennis had a passion for his family, woodworking and creating unique things. In addition to his wife of 42 years, he is survived by two daughters; Kimberly (Ryan) Stull of Lee’s Summit, Kristina (Brett) Carlgren of Overland Park, KS, one son, Deke (Sarah) Alkire of Ardmore, OK. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Tyler and Kyanne Carlgren, Audrey Alkire and Reed Stull; mother, Betty Alkire; one sister, Connie Unrein; two brothers, Steven Alkire and Ronnie Alkire. Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Omar Alkire. Visitation will be Monday evening, March 3rd from 5-8 pm at Sweeney Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home, 617 N. Maguire, in Warrensburg. Funeral services will be held on March 4, at 10 am at the First Christian Church, 101 E. Gay St. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be given to the Johnson County Fair Association for fairgrounds landscaping.

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Subject: Dennis Alkire Passes away
From: ysr_racer
Date: Sat, Mar 01, 2014 - 11:05 PM ET
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Wow, sorry to hear this. 61 is way too young. Sorry for your loss.

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