Dennis D. Best, 75

Published 7:00 am Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Dennis D. Best, 75, of Taopi, Minnesota, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at his home.

Dennis Dale Best, 75

Dennis was born on April 26, 1944, in Santa Monica, California, to Bernice (Albright) and Walter Best. The family later moved to Austin, Minnesota.

Dennis graduated from Pacelli High School with the Class of 1962 and went on to complete truck vehicle mechanic school. He served in the U.S. Army from 1965 until his honorable discharge in 1967. Following his military duty, he began his 35 year career as an over the road truck driver.

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He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams, Minnesota, and Adams American Legion Post 146.

Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Walter Best (1979); mother, Bernice (Best) Landherr (2008); and his stepfather, Roman Landherr (2011). He is survived by relatives, friends and neighbors.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams with Father Dale Tupper officiating. Interment with military honors by Adams American Legion Post 146 will follow in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Friday at the church. Memorials are preferred to Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Adams Funeral Home is handling funeral arrangements.