Dennis Anthony Chesselet


Jan. 27, 1940 – Jan. 1, 2018

A memorial service will be held for Dennis Anthony Chesselet, 77, of Coos Bay, at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 8, at Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary, 405 Elrod Ave., Coos Bay., the Rev. Don Berney will officiate. Cremation rites have been held.

Dennis was born Jan. 27, 1940 in Oakland, Calif., the son of Stanley and Evelyn (Riley) Chesselet. He passed away Jan. 1, 2018 in Coos Bay.

He moved with his family to Bandon as a young child where he was raised and educated. He graduated from Bandon High School in 1957 and had recently attended his 60th class reunion. Dennis was a commercial fisherman and managed the Peterson Seafood Plant in Charleston. He later managed the Ocean Spray Cranberry plant in Bandon.

Dennis was an avid hunter and fisherman, he loved spending time on the Rogue River fishing and camping.

Dennis is survived by wife of 35 years, Debbie Chesselet of Coos Bay; son, Cash Chesselet of Salem; daughter, Heidi Chesselet of Cashmere, Wash.; grandson, Spencer Chesselet of Cashmere, Wash.; many nieces and nephews; and too many friends to name.

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He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Christian; and a brother, Michael.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary, 541-267-4216.

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