Dennis was a United States Army Air Core veteran. He was a salesman for International Papers until he retired. Dennis had a passion for woodworking and loved spending time with his family.
Dennis was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rita E., nee Fellner, Wilson, whom he married on June 5, 1950, and who died on March 6, 2014; his parents, Oscar S. and Reta V. nee, Bartlett, Wilson; and his brother, Roger “Jack” Wilson.
Surviving are his two daughters, Annette Theresa Wilson, and Janet Marie (Roger) Hoffmann;
four grandchildren, Joshua J. (Sharon) Hoffmann, Carrie D. (Craig) Litteken, Nathan T. Cooling, and Keith L. Hoffmann;
seven great-grandchildren, Lindsey Williams, Alexis Litteken and Coryn Litteken, Zachary Hoffmann,
Jake Cooling, Brandon Hoffmann, and Lucy Hoffmann;
three great-great-grandchildren, Zayden, Laya, and Kayden Williams;
a sister, Deirdre “Biddy” Boone;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Burial with military honors will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.