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Victim of Branson tragedy laid to rest

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Springfield Mo - Another victim of the Branson duck boat tragedy was laid to rest Friday.

Leslie K. Dennison, 64, of Sherrard, Illinois, died Thursday, July 19, from the "Ride the Ducks" accident at Table Rock Lake. 

Her funeral was held Friday morning at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Milan. She was buried at Sherrard Cemetery in Sherrard.

Leslie was born in Moline, on Sept. 1, 1953. She had been working the last 38 years at Augustana College as a member of the dining services team. Her peers nominated her for the highest employee services award, which she won in 2014.

Those left to cherish her memory include her three sons, her mother, several grandchildren, three brothers, and numerous nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her father.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

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