Dennis A. “Bear” Wegmann
(August 5, 1954 – September 16, 2009)
Dennis “Bear” Wegmann, 55, of Kenosha, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at his fiance’s home in Zion, IL.
He was born on August 5, 1954 to George John and Irene Mildred (Holtdorf) Wegmann in Kenosha. He was educated in the schools of Kenosha and graduated from Tremper High School. He took various accounting related classes at Gateway Technical College.
Dennis worked at Motorola as an assembler for several years and then at AMC/Chrysler for 30 years, retiring on October 31, 2003.
Dennis was a member of UAW Local #72, the Kenosha Auxiliary Police, the Milwaukee Suds City Van Club and the Kenosha County Line Van Club.
Dennis enjoyed camping up north at the Ponderosa Pines Campground in Plainfield, WI, he was an avid lifelong Bear fan, enjoyed playing darts, riding motorcycles, bowling, and enjoyed clubbing with his van club since 1972. Dennis also considered Jose Cuervo a good friend.
Dennis is survived by his father George Wegmann of Kenosha, his siblings Rick Wegmann, Michael (Ginger) Wegmann, Sandra (Jimmy) Trottier all of Kenosha, his step brother Robert Anderson of IL, his fiancÃ©e Diane Bishop of Zion, IL, his nephews Scott Wegmann who is serving in the US Navy in Iraq, Matthew Krumm who is also his Godson who is serving our country in the US Army in Afghanistan and Kevin Trottier, his step nephew Timm Sinnen, his step niece Tiana Honey, his Godson Jeremy Auskirk and several cousins.
His mother and his stepbrother James Anderson precede him in death.
Funeral Services for Dennis will be held on Monday, September 21st at 10:00 a.m. at the Bruch Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Sunday evening from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and again on Monday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Bruch Funeral Home
3503 Roosevelt Road
Kenosha, WI 53142
Visit Dennis’s Online Memorial Book: www.bruchfuneralhome.net