Dennis L. Acres, 76 of Valparaiso, passed away at home surrounded by his family, Sunday, February 19, 2023.  He was born December 25, 1946 in Valparaiso to Estil and Hazel (Pullins) Acres.  Dennis made his career as an operating engineer, working through the Operating Engineers Local 150, retiring from G.E. Marshall.  He enjoyed fishing, attending auctions, tinkering with John Deere tractors, and the occasional trip to the Blue Chip.  Most of all, Dennis loved spending time with his family especially his grandsons.
On March 11, 1967 in New Buffalo, MI, Dennis married Teresa Berry who preceded him in death in 2018.  He is survived by his daughters, Teresa (Eddie) Pittman and Karen Murphy; grandsons, Seann (Cheyenne), Seamus, and Chase; siblings, Sharon Smith, Steve (Ellen) Rex, Greg (Emily) Rex, Peggy (Bruce) Newcome, and Scott Rex; beloved dog, Cocoa; and many nieces and nephews.  Dennis was also preceded in death by his parents, Estil Acres and Hazel Rex; daughter, Norma Jean; and sister, Karen Acres.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 23, 2023 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Moeller Funeral Home 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso with a Funeral Service beginning at 1:00 PM.  Burial will follow at Angelcrest Cemetery, Valparaiso.


I'm so sorry, prayers to you guy.  -Lucille Jenkins 

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