Dennis Wayne Lincoln, age 66, of Howard Lake, went in peace to be with our Heavenly Father, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in Rochester, after two years of fighting his last battle with leukemia and cancer.
He was born April 7, 1950, in Adams, MA, to Orville and Mary Lincoln.
Dennis attended McCann High School, and graduated in 1969.
Upon graduation, he enlisted in the US Army, serving active duty in Germany and Vietnam.
Upon his return to the US, Dennis moved to Buffalo, where he married Sandra Maye Westman Oct. 19, 1974. This union was blessed with four children.
Dennis transferred to the 353rd Transportation Company Army Reserves in Buffalo, and retired after proudly serving 21 years.
His working days included head custodian with Rockford Schools, asbestos removal, and lastly, with Rhino Plastics as a machine operator.
Dennis celebrated his retirement in many ways: golfing, fishing with his grandson, Dominic; watching TV, and spending time with family and friends. He embraced life every day.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; father and mother-in-law; brother-in-law; and daughter-in-law.
He is survived by his wife, Sandi; daughter Cindy (boyfriend Bobby); son David (girlfriend Crystal); son Daniel (wife, Stacy); daughter, Denise (husband, Kent); ex-daughter-in-law Karen; 12 grandchildren: Amanda, Austin, Alexandra, Alec, Damian, Connor, Rashad, Xander, Mackenzie, Zachary, Dominic and Christopher; great-granddaughter Alanna; siblings Mary, Ted, Bobby, Todd and Billy; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services took place Saturday, Dec. 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, with Pastor Jack Heidenreich officiating. Friends called at the funeral home beginning at 10:30 a.m., prior to the service.
The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo served the family. Online condolences may be made at; www.thepetersonchapel.com.