GRAND RAPIDS - Dennis Daniel Ryan, 80, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Kingsford, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Faith Hospice at Trillium Woods. Dennis was born and raised in the Upper Peninsula. He was born July 22, 1933, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Clarence A. and Jeannetta (Western) Ryan. He graduated from Kingsford High School in 1951. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 until 1956. On July 16, 1955, Dennis married his childhood sweetheart Mary Margaret Stanaway of Kingsford in Corpus Christi, Texas.