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Dennis Rhyner

September 23, 1940 — July 7, 2022

Kronenwetter

Dennis R. Rhyner, age 81, of Kronenwetter, WI passed on Thursday, July 7, 2022, with his wife by his side.

Dennis was born on September 23, 1940, to the late Francis and Ellen (Habeck) Rhyner. He married the love of his life, Judith Kettner, on June 1, 1968, in Wausau, WI. They raised their two sons, Jody and Daniel. He enjoyed working as the Grounds Manager for Pine Grove Cemetery for 47 years.

Dennis would say “I had the best and blessed life”. He was a Jack of all trades, but he was stubborn and loved his family. He looked forward to their Saturday night family gatherings where they would play music, where he would play the button accordion and guitar. Dennis enjoyed many hobbies in his pass time including carpeting, woodworking, tend to his garden, cutting firewood, and being outdoors.

Dennis is survived by his wife Judith, his two sons; Jody (Celeste) Rhyner and Daniel (Tammy) Rhyner, two grandsons; William and Gabriel, and sister Doris Zyduck.

He his preceded in death by his parents Francis and Ellen, his sister Myrtel, and his brother Ronald.

There will be a funeral service held on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at Brainard Funeral Home – Wausau Chapel at 11:00 am. A visitation will take place prior to the service starting at 10:00 am. A private burial will take place at Pine Grove Cemetery.

The family of Dennis Rhyner would like to thank Aspirus Cancer Center, the procedure staff at Aspirus, Aspirus Comfort Care for their care and support, and a special thank you to Justin Asquith, M.D.

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Visitation

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Brainard Funeral Home and Cremation Center

522 Adams St, Wausau, WI 54403

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Brainard Funeral Home and Cremation Center

522 Adams St, Wausau, WI 54403

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