Dennis Lynn Wilke
September 18, 1946 – January 30, 2020
Dennis Lynn Wilke was born on September 18, 1946, in Grand Island, Nebraska, and passed away January 30, 2020. He was a Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam war aboard the Bonhomme Richard. He was a hard-working jack-of-all-trades, a man of integrity who loved and supported his family to his last day. Even after retirement he kept working because he couldn't stand to be idle. Dennis was a people person and would strike up a conversation with anyone and made friends wherever he went. He is survived by his wife Jean, his brother Stanley (Terry) and his six children, Brenda (Marc) Riendeau, Ken (Krisi) Wilke, Heidi (Vern) Pehl, Sharon Leevy, Dan (Lisa) Wilke, and Shane Wilke. He also leaves behind 22 grandkids and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Lyle and Leola Wilke and his brother Terre Wilke.