Stan Denman is a retired high school & middle school teacher, coach and part-time administrator. After growing up in Speedway, IN and graduating from Ball State University in 1968 he chose to start a career in Muskegon, MI.
His favorite sports to coach & referee were wrestling and volleyball. Several years have been spent directing volleyball leagues at the YMCA and running beach volleyball tournaments at Pere Marquette Beach. Along with starting the high school volleyball program, he also helped start the local girl’s junior olympic volleyball program for the whole Muskegon area.
After retirement in 1995, much time was spent substitute teaching and volunteer coaching. Other interests were travelling & scuba diving. Running, biking, playing volleyball & table tennis are his favorite excercise. Boating and landscaping their properties in the summer are some favorite interests.
Annie Denman(Scholl) obtained her teaching degree from Western Michigan University after growing up in nearby Whitehall, MI. After college she travelled the world and lived in the Caribbean taking guests on sailboat charters throughout the islands. She is a certified captain. Other adventures included gourmet restaurant work while living in Colorado and Utah. Her passion then was downhill skiing.
She settled back in her home area to be with Stan about 1990. Before retirement Annie was working as a certified Medical Assistant at a local clinic. Presently, her favorite exercise includes pool aerobics and yoga. As pastimes, she loves to read and cook elaborate meals for friends and family.
Stan bought and lived in Plum Hollow Cottage in 1982. He later purchased Pedler’s Paradise Cottage in 1986. In 1997 Stan and Annie built a home in the nearby Beachwood Neighborhood for Annie’s Mother, Crezens. She required full-time care starting in 2003. She has been missed a lot since her passing in 2009.
The year 2018 will be our 15th Anniversary for making several guests feel at home while on vacation in our beautiful Bluffton Neighborhood. It’s a pleasure watching others enjoy our area as we do.