September 17, 2019

Dennis J. Nixon

Died Nov. 9, 2018


Dennis James Nixon, 76, passed away at his home in Au Gres on Nov. 9, 2018.

Dennis is survived by his wife of 57 years, Elizabeth Jean (nee Scanlan) Nixon; son, Jim Nixon; daughter, Leslie Nixon; four grandsons, Steven, Brandon, Jake and Dylan; and brothers, Richard, Bill and David.

Dennis served as an Au Gres City Council member, was Au Gres mayor from 1982-1990 and also served on the Au Gres City TIFA Board, served at the volunteer fire department for 11 years and was president of the Au Gres Cruisers Car Club for 25 years. Dennis also owned and operated Nixon's Laundry and Rentals for 47 years. He helped develop the Condominium Campgrounds of Sleepy Oaks in Au Gres.

According to Dennis’ wishes, cremation has taken place. A remembrance will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Compassus Foundation, 3217 W. M-55, West Branch, MI 48661. Online condolences may be offered at


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