Denyse Ivey Bandettini: ‘The Beauty of her Spirit and the Strength of her Being’
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On July 28, 2016 Denyse, peacefully and with quiet dignity, passed away at her home in Reno.
Born on July 5, 1963, Denyse spent her impressionable years in Southern Humboldt, graduating South Fork High school in 1981.
Denise’s love of the redwoods was surpassed only by her love of music. She was a vocalist in a local band, Recent Future, performing at various locations in Eureka, and competed in the Country Showdown in Fortuna, CA. Her continued support of the Showdown provided many opportunities for young aspiring musical artist throughout the county.
Neil and Denyse spent their early years living in Calistoga, CA enjoying life long friends where upon they eventually relocated to Reno Nevada in 2004. Denyse worked for both the state of Nevada and Washoe county school district as a Human Resources Job analyst.
The beauty of her spirit and the strength of her being was both inspiring to behold and humbling to witness. She will be missed as a wife, a sister, an aunt, a great aunt, a cousin and a beautiful friend.
Graveside services will be held at Ocean Cemetery in Eureka, CA on August 10, 2016 at 11:00a.m.