Memorial service for Erich Waldemar Emanuel Denninger, 56, of Lewisville was July 27 at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Pastor D. Ross officiated.
Denninger died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at home.
Born Sept. 16, 1956, in Den Haag, Holland, to Gesina Bernadetta Maria (Feldbrugge) and Ernst Emanuel Denninger, he married Deborah Gale Luster Aug. 25, 1978, in Dallas.
Most of his career was spent as an electronic equipment engineer. He loved oil painting, fishing, swimming, diving and all sports. Spending time with his grandchildren was his favorite thing to do.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Theodoor Archibald Ernst Denninger; and granddaughter Harlee Angel Rose Matthews.
Erich is survived by his wife, Debbie; daughters Ericha Matthews and husband, Chris, of Kyle and Samantha Furguson and husband, Jim, of Lewisville; sister Tirza Friesenhahn of Terrell; grandchildren Brick, Cable and Gates Matthews; niece Audrey Shatto of Keller; and brother Jochiam Denninger of the Netherlands.