Dennis Paul Netzel, 72, of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin died Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Great River Care Center in McGregor, Iowa. Dennis was born on September 8, 1945 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Clement and Eleanor (Staszak) Netzel. He was an Altar Boy at St. Josaphat Basilica in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dennis served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.
Dennis was employed as a Steam Systems Mechanic at We Energies in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He enjoyed fishing, watching old Westerns movies especially the Duke on TV, listening to 50’s, 60’s and country music, solving crossword puzzles and building birdhouses. He was a fan of the Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers.
Dennis is survived by his children, Denise (Mark) Copper of Ferryville, Wisconsin, Danielle (Dan) Jenrette of Iron Station, North Carolina and Dean (Shannon) Netzel of Cudahy, Wisconsin; fourteen grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren; former wife and care-giver, Diane Rosenthal; and his siblings, Ralph Netzel, Janice (Dave) Turay and Mary Winters.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, Clement and Eleanor Netzel; and one son, Dennis Jr.
There are no services planned at this time.
Thornburg-Grau Funeral and Cremation Service is helping the family with arrangements.