Dennis W. Kolzow, beloved son of the late Clarence R. and Vivian E. nee Dietz, was born March 15, 1928 in Oak Park and passed away peacefully on May 6, 2013 in Naperville. Dear brother of Karen M. Buell; brother-in-law of Joseph R. Buell; Fond uncle of David Buell and Catherine Cline (David); Fond great-uncle of Tyler, Andrea and Jordan Buell and Joshua Cline. Cousin to Benjamin Barsema (Barbara), Marjorie Fullerton and Cheryl Dietz. Dennis grew up in Oak Park, moved to Elmhurst in 1941 and Naperville in 2002. He served with the 43rd Infantry Division of the Army and graduated from the University of Illinois
in 1956 with a degree in General Engineering. Dennis retired in 1983 from the Hawthorne Works of Western Electric with 33 years of service. He loved golf, bowling, table tennis and bridge. Dennis passed his love of science fiction and James Bond to his sister, Karen. Many thanks to CNS Home Health and Hospice for their loving care and help with Dennis. Arrangements made by DuPage Cremations, Ltd. and Memorial Chapel (800) 588-1132. A memorial service will be held at a later date.