Dennis Richard Weichelt, age 74, died on Dec. 25, 2021 while at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center in Janesville.

He was born on Jan. 23, 1947 in Marshfield, Wisconsin to the late Clemmont and Lorraine (Seidel) Weichelt.

He married Karen Pratt on Aug. 29, 1970.

He was always known as a loving family man who enjoyed spending time with all of his family.

He was kind and was always helping others. He worked in the construction industry for many years and also assisted Amish families with work and driving.

He was a member of the Believers Fellowship Church and later attended Hope Church in Monroe.

He is survived by his wife, Karen; three children, Denise (Fritz) Hanson, Nancy (Jimmy) Stewart and Gleason Weichelt; four grandchildren, John Hanson, Justin Luangaram, Kristin Hanson and Saisamorn Luangaram; three great grandchildren, Henry Barnett, Lukas Last and Rosie Last and one sister, Carol Kalsow.

Dennis was further preceded in death one brother, Ronald Weichelt.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are suggested.

A memorial service will be held at the DL Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022 at 1 p.m. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.