Dennis Lee Steinmetz, age 75, was born on February 10, 1945 in Stark Township, Vernon County, Wisconsin to Charlotte Odelia Alderman and Keith Dennis Steinmetz. He passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Prairie Ridge in Waupun, WI.
He entered into the U.S. Army on August 30, 1963, and then honorably discharged from Fort Hood, Texas on November 16, 1964. Dennis and Rita Horton were married on January 29, 1977.
Through the years of his life he worked on a farm, Tillman’s Turkey Plant, Aunt Nellies, Reedsburg Canning Company, House of Harmony, Almet/Lawnlite, Richardson Paint Company, Flambeau Plastics, Wisconsin Cheeseman, and the Badger Army Ammunition Plant.
His hobbies were word search puzzles, board games, cards, watching TV, collecting cans, recycling metal, gardening, and going for rides, fishing, hunting, camping, and seeing the grandkids and kids. He worked hard to support his family. He had lots of friends and was loved by everyone. He was a great husband, father and grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Lester; sisters Myra, Jeanette, Sharon; several nieces and nephews.
Dennis is survived by his wife Rita; sons Derrick, Christopher, Tyler and Benjamin; grandchildren: Amara, Lucian, Taylinn, Faith, Damien, Bentlee, Cruz, and Nova Lee; his brothers Cecil, Russell, Clifford and Dwyane; nieces, nephews and their children.
He will be missed very much, and loved forever in our hearts.
A memorial service for Dennis will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, December 11, 2020 at the Farber Funeral Home in Reedsburg with Chaplain Mike Amberg officiating. Military honors will be held at the funeral home following the service.
The Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg, is assisting the family.
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