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Obituary - Dennis J. “Denny” Liebert



 

Dennis J. “Denny” Liebert, 62, of Louisville, Kentucky and Vero Beach, Florida, died Wednesday, October 19, 2005, in Houston, Texas, one week after cardiac surgery.

 

Born in Louisville, December 3, 1942, Mr. Liebert was the son of the late Gilbert R. Liebert and Mary Catherine Birchler Liebert. 

 

Since the mid 1970s, Mr. Liebert was Property Manager for the McMahan Group, located in Hikes Point, and because of his daughters’ love of Saddlebred horses, he served as president of Rock Creek Riding Club from 1994-1998.  His passion for classic cars was shared with fellow members of the Antique Automobile Club of America.  He was also a member of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church.

 

He and his devoted wife of 37 years, the former Colleen McMahan, have two daughters, Tracy Liebert Cutting of Louisville, and Sarah B. Liebert of Vero Beach.  Tracy and her husband, Malcolm, graced the family with two adorable grandchildren, Gracie and Gus.  He is also survived by his loving sister, Mary C. “Cathy” Clark of Louisville, Ky.  His brother, Gilbert F. “Gil” Liebert died in February 2005.

 

Denny will be fondly remembered by all who knew him for his great stories, his Irish wit, his engaging smile, his passion for life and his compassion for others.

 

His funeral Mass was celebrated at his church with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery.  Ratterman Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

 

Mr. Liebert was president of his 1960 graduating class at Trinity High School.  Memorial contributions can be made to the Dennis J. Liebert Scholarship Fund, Trinity High School, 4011 Shelbyville Road, Louisville, Kentucky  40207.

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