Dennis Elliott Degen


It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Dennis Elliott Degen, who left us peacefully on the 21st of June, 2024 at the age of 73 in Evergreen Park, IL. Born on September 16, 1950, in Chicago, IL, Dennis was a man of exceptional character, cherished by his loved ones and esteemed by his peers.

A devoted patriot, Dennis honorably served in the US Navy from 1969 to 1975, partaking in two tours in Vietnam on the USS Oriskany. Following his military service, he embarked on a distinguished career in the financial services industry, where he became the respected Vice President of Client Service at JPMorgan Chase and was known for his unwavering work ethic and professionalism.

Dennis held a deep affection for his alma mater, Marist High School, and eventually continued his education at Moraine Valley Community College. His commitment to learning was a cornerstone of his life, with his intelligence and leadership aptitude evident to all who worked alongside him.

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