Claude Erich Denniston, age 71, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Claude was born in Indianapolis on February 16, 1948. He was the son of Claude and Velma Denniston (nee Hague). On February 23, 1985 in Indianapolis, Claude married Kathy (Bender) Denniston who survives.
During his working career, Claude was a plumber and electrician at Edwards Electrical and Mechanical before retiring in 2012 after 18 years of service. Claude was a faithful fan of Notre Dame football. He also enjoyed watching the NFL and following the Washington Redskins. On a local level, Claude would spend his summer months watching Little League baseball games. As a result of his technical training and vocation, Claude could repair anything around his home and was always looking for special projects to do around his house with his 2 sons.
Along with his loving wife Kathy, Claude leaves behind a living legacy consisting of his sons, Zach and Nick Denniston both of Indianapolis; daughter, Debra Montani of Indianapolis; mother, Velma Denniston of Indianapolis; sister, Patricia (husband Bob) Striebeck of Bloomington, IN; and a host of other family members and close friends.
He was preceded in death by his son, Erich Denniston; father, Zeno Claude Denniston; brothers, Richard Daughtery, Teddy Daughtery; and sister, Alicia Bertram.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions can be made in Claude's name to the American Heart Association.
A visitation for Claude will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions located at 925 East Hanna Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana 46227. A graveside committal service will be conducted on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 10:00 am. at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, 9700 Allisonville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46250.
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