Rev. Dennis Edward Tolle, Sr. – Oolitic
October 15, 1947 – September 29, 2018
Rev. Dennis Edward Tolle, Sr., 70, of Oolitic, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at 9:30 am on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at the IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington. He has gone on to his Heavenly reward.
Born October 15, 1947, in Kokomo, IN he was the son of Roscoe Tolle and Estella (Brady) Tolle-Huyter. He married Jeannette Goss on February 4, 1967, and she survives. He was a tool and die maker for 30 years, working at Quality Machine and Tool and Bedford Machine. He was a minister for 47 years, pioneering a church in Cloverdale, IN. He pastored Belmont Chapel, and he also pastored in Seymour and Columbus, IN. He evangelized for 5 years. He was a member of the Oolitic Pentecostal Church. Married to his loving wife for 51 years, was a great husband and loving father, who touched the lives of many. He will be sadly missed but he is no longer suffering. He is with Jesus.
Survivors include his wife, Jeannette Tolle of Oolitic; children, Lisa Tolle-Roberts and husband Robbie of Springville, Tammy Tolle Bruce and husband Roger of Springville, Dennis Tolle Jr. and wife Melinda of Bedford; seven grandchildren, Amanda Spear and husband Steve of Manhattan, IL, Joshua Roberts and wife Emily of Bedford, Matthew Bruce and Nathanael Bruce, both of Springville, Caden, Conner, and Carson Tolle, all of Bedford; two great-granddaughters, Olivia Speer of Manhattan, IL, and Brielle Roberts of Bedford; siblings, Arvin and Marvin Tolle of Greenwood, Faye Swift of WI, Bonnie Morrow of OK, Jerry Tolle of TX, Helen Hardin of Greenwood, Roscoe Tolle of FL, Donna Mueller of FL, Terry Stevens of NY.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Richard “Dick” Tolle and David Tolle.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 pm Wednesday, October 3rd at the Oolitic Pentecostal Church with Brother Marty Speer, Rev. David Beliles, and Rev. Steve Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Hilltop Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2nd and from 11 a.m. until the hour of service Wednesday, all at the Oolitic Pentecostal Church.
The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the family to help with expenses.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.