Dennis R. 'Denny' May

May, Dennis R. "Denny" 83, passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully, 12/1/19 with his family by his side. Survived by wife of 59 years, Patricia; sons Mike, (Jillian), Danny (Stacy), Chris (Ame), Michelle May-Smith (Sandy); granddaughters, Emma (18), Alexis (14). Preceded in death by parents, George and Frances May; brother, Tom; and infant son, John. Denny grew up in South Minneapolis and graduated from Central HS in 1954, he then spent two years in the US Marine Corps. Upon his discharge from service, Denny pursued his passion of recreation and worked his way through the U of M graduating with a degree in Park and Recreation. Denny then fulfilled his dreams and spent over 40 years working in his chosen field, serving as manager of both Braemar arena and Bloomington Ice Garden. Throughout his career, he made numerous lifelong friendships, and was influential in numerous hockey players' lives. Denny will be forever known as the "ambassador" of the Bloomington Ice Garden. In retirement, Denny enjoyed traveling with his wife, golfing with family and friends, and watching his granddaughters compete in their hockey programs. Join us in a celebration of life, Friday 12/27/19, 4PM-8PM at the Knights of Columbus, 1114 American Blvd W, Bloomington, MN. Memorials preferred to: Edina Chapel 952-920-3996