PHOENIX. Ariz. – Bryan Sills, 62, of Phoenix, Arizona, and formerly of Dayton, passed away on Saturday morning, May 11, 2013, at the Sherman Hospice House in Phoenix.

Bryan’s wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of life will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Dolliver Park in Lehigh. For online obituaries & condolences visit:

Bryan Lee Sills was born on December 3, 1950, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the son of Russell and Marie (Shelton) Sills. He graduated with the Fort Dodge Senior High School class of 1969, and later in life received an Associates Degree from Aims Community College in Colorado. Bryan served his country as a crew chief in the United States Air Force during Vietnam, and was stationed in Korea.

Bryan was united in marriage to Nancy Neal on April 18, 1970, at the Otho-Kalo Community Church. To this union three daughters were born: Dawn, Monica, Suzanne. Bryan and Nancy lived in Loveland, Colorado, where he worked at Kodak. The couple later divorced.

On March 11, 1990, Bryan married D’Lene Finger in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bryan and D’Lene owned & operated the Frontier Lounge in Dayton from 1992 until 2006, when they moved to Phoenix, Arizona. Bryan was currently employed by Fry’s Grocery Store in Phoenix.

Bryan lived life on his own terms. He will be sadly missed by both family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, D’Lene Sills of Phoenix, Arizona; four daughters, Dawn (Darin) Luze and their children, Katelyn and Averi, of Fort Collins, CO, Monica (Mike) Deeter and their children, Makayla, Marissa, Mason, and Maxwell, of Johnstown, CO, Suzanne (Ronnie) Frazier and their daughter, Haley of Dayton, IA, and Katie Sills (Eric) and their son Jonathan of Wallsenburg, CO; siblings, Dean (Jane) Sills of Plattsmouth, NE, Max Sills of Charlotte, SC, Anna Stephenson of Dayton, IA, Sandy Troup of Ames, IA, Sara (Chuck) Morford of Harcourt, IA, Pat (Larry) Nelson of Fort Dodge, IA, Richard (Nancy) Sills of Leachville, AR, Linda (Lyle) Weiss of Camdenton, MO, and Deb (Marlan) Hanson of Harcourt, IA; and many nieces and nephews.

His parents, one sister, Joanne, and his granddaughter, Magen Deeter, preceded him in death.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.