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Obituary: Dennis D. Wilson

Mar 15, 2016 02:30PM, Published by Jim, Categories: Obituaries Obituary


Dennis D. Wilson



Dennis D. Wilson, age 75, of Beaver Dam, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2016.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 18, 2016  at 1:00 p.m. at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Rev. Sandra Schieble officiating. A visitation will also be held on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Burial will take place at Highland Memory Gardens in the township of Trenton.

Dennis was born to Don and Marion (Neale) Wilson on October 14, 1940 in Beaver Dam. He graduated from Beaver Dam High School in 1959. On August 12, 1960 he was united in marriage to Barbara J. Tessman in Watertown.

Dennis was a baker throughout the years at local grocery stores. He had a love for all animals. He raised and showed pigeons, and belonged to many pigeon clubs. He also raised guinea pigs for animal stores. He was the president of the Dodge County Humane Society in the early 1970s, and was instrumental in starting the Beaver Dam Kennel Club. Along with his wife, they raised and showed their Irish Setters and German Wirehaired Pointers. Dennis also had a knack for antique shopping. 

He is survived by his two sons: Brad (Sandi) Wilson of Beaver Dam, and Steven (Debra) Wilson of Cottage Grove; his grandchildren: Katrina (Jake) Wietzke, and Celestial Starr Wilson; step grandchildren, Karesha, Tabitha, Dallas, and Danika Newberry; his wirehaired pointer Diamond; as well as other friends.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife Barbara in 1999.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at www.KoepsellFH.com




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