Dennis Ronspies

The family of Dennis Ronspies is requesting a card shower in honor of his 80th birthday on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.

His family includes wife Shirley; children Russ and Karen Ronspies of Smithville, Mo., Randy Ronspies of Gretna, Mark and Carey Ronspies of Elkhorn, Pam and Matt Bartling of Lincoln and Sandy and Tory Nixon of Gretna.

Dennis has 15 grandchildren: Brodie and Haleigh Ronspies of Smithville, Austin, Kalena, Breanna and Karson Ronspies of Gretna, Julia, Andrew and Brooke Ronspies of Elkhorn, Emma, Aiden (dec.), Jakson and Rowan Bartling of Lincoln and Wyatt and Carter Spethman of Gretna.

Please help us celebrate our father’s birthday by sending him a card.

Cards can be sent to 85806 Hwy 81, Pierce, NE 68767.

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