Adam Dean Denning

LAWRENCE — Adam Dean Denning age 38, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at his apartment in Lawrence.

He was born May 24, 1975, in Wichita, Kansas.

Adam Denning

He was an computer code writer of software and was a chief project engineer. He spent most of his adult years in Lawrence, Kansas. He was a 1993 graduate of Hays High School and a graduate of Fort Hays Sate University with a degree in philosophy. He was an avid KU basketball fan, he enjoyed golfing, bicycling and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his parents, Dean and Arlene (Leiker) Denning, Hays, KS; one sister, Jennifer Taggart, Hays, KS; three nephews, Charlie Stieben, Max Stieben, Jesse Taggart; one niece , Meg Taggart and his beloved cat, Daisy.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Max J. and Frances (Kreutzer) Denning, Clarence J. and Mary A. (Leiker) Leiker; and one nephew, Joey Hammerschmidt.

Services are 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 18th & Vine, Hays, Kansas.

A vigil service is at 7:00 P.M. Monday, at Cline’s Mortuary of Hays, 1919 East 22nd Street, Hays, Kansas 67601. Visitation is from 5:00 to 9:00 P.M. Monday, and from 8:30 to 9:45 A.M. Tuesday, all at Cline’s Mortuary of Hays.

Memorials are to the Community Assistance Center or First Call For Help. Condolences can be sent via email to

  • Noël Nicole Servais Leach

    Farewell Adam… I thank you for teaching me a simple lesson years ago in human interaction that has made me a better friend and person to be around…