Oct. 21, 1916 - March 31, 1999
Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA) - Friday, April 2, 1999
John Dengel, a journalist for the Contra Costa Times and Oakland Tribune, died in Pleasant Hill. He was 82. The native of New York lived in Benicia for 20 years.
Education: Ohio University. Affiliations and hobbies: St. Paul Episcopal Church in Benicia; travel. Military: Army Air Corps.
Survivors: Wife of 19 years, Lorraine; daughters, Cristy Blackburn of Martinez and Penny Boydstun of Irvine; stepdaughters, Kerry Lenihan of Corona and Laurie Clendenen of Fortuna; stepsons, Paul Nelson of Fortuna and Bruce Nelson of London; and four grandchildren