The Department of Virginia sadly announces the passing of Past Department President Evelyn Dentz on January 3, 2015.  She was married to the late Past Department Commander Edwin Dentz.  Please see the Unit 176 Announcement below.


The following is Mrs. Evelyn Dentz’s Obituary.  EVELYN_DENTZ_obituary_FINAL


Dear Legion Family,

Mrs.  Evelyn Dentz, founder and first President of, Springfield Unit 176, American Legion Auxiliary, died January 3rd, 2015.

Funeral services will be held at Demaine’s Funeral Home located at 5308 Backlick Road, Springfield, Va.

The service will be held on January 15th at 10:00 in the morning at Demaine’s.

The American Legion Auxiliary will conduct the Celebration of Life and our Poppy Ceremony.   Service  will wrap up about 10:30 from Demaine’s.

At 10:45 to 11:00 funeral procession to Quantico will begin.  We should arrive will Gravesite by 12:00 at Quantico.

We will be conducting a graveside service and will last about 15 minutes, finishing about 12:15.

All are invited back to Springfield American Legion located at 6520 Amherst Avenue, Springfield, Va.

A light lunch will be provided.

Evelyn Dentz has requested that in lieu of flowers please donate money to the “Girls State Fund”.  Please make your check payable

To the American Legion Auxiliary,  Reference Girls State on the check and send to the Post home at 6520 Amherst Avenue, Springfield, Virginia.

If you would like to send a card to the family address:  Carol and Mike Glennie, 9582 S W 1st Court,  Westport,  Coral Springs, Florida 33071.

Warmest Regards

Stephanie Dabbe

President Post 176 Auxiliary

Passing of Past Department President Mrs. Evelyn Dentz