Age 80, of Shoreview, passed away April 22, 2014. During his life Greg was an avid scuba diver and instructor with a passion for underwater photography. He spent 26 years in the Navy Reserve Dental Corps retiring as Captain. He practiced dentistry in the Falcon Heights/Roseville area since 1957. After retiring from general practice in 2007 he continued as an instructor at the University of Minnesota Dental School where he was well liked by students and staff. Preceded in death by parents Reuben and Amelia Stende. Survived by wife, Janet; children, Carey (Tim) Bell, Kurt (Lynette) Stende and Molly Stende; granddaughters, Ashley Bell and Ava Stende; and sister, Gwen Stende-Reiter (Rick). Visitation 4-7PM Thursday, May 1 at Roseville Memorial Chapel (2245 Hamline Ave. N 651-631-2727) with a Memorial Service beginning at 7PM. In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to The Nature Conservancy (www.nature.org).