Dennis H. Shawl, 76, Wausau, died October 2, 2012 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Dennis was born December 4, 1935 to the late Howard and Lucile (Smith) Shawl in Minneapolis, MN.
Dennis served his country honorably in the U.S. Army
as an electronics technician. He graduated with a Master's Degree in Industrial Education from the University of Wisconsin - Stout. He also received his first-class radio telephone license and amateur radio advanced class license. With Dennis' background in electronics, he taught at Wisconsin School of Electronics and several colleges in Colorado. He enjoyed amanteur radio, personal computing, fishing and camping.
Survivors include his three nieces, Mary (Dan) Shawl-Ranke, St. Joseph, Michigan, Elizabeth Shawl-Hall, Cypress, Texas and Patricia (Doug) Needles, Berrien Springs, Michigan; a nephew, Roger Shawl, San Diego, CA.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 8, 2012 at the American Legion, 1001 Golf Club Rd., Wausau. Chaplain Wes Jedras will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 to the time of service at the American Legion. Veteran honors will be given by American Legion Montgomery Plant Post 10. Burial will be in Minneapolis, MN at a later date.
Memorials may be given to University of Wisconsin Stout Foundation and your local boys or girls scout troupes.
Brainard Funeral Home - Wausau Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Online condolences may be given at brainardfuneral.com