Molepske, Dennis M.
Dennis M. Molepske, age 66, of Rudolph, WI died Sunday, September 8, 2013 at his residence.
Funeral Services are 11:00 AM Friday, September 13, 2013 at St. Philip's Catholic Church, Rudolph, WI. Rev. Rolando Onden will officiate. Visitation will be at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids from 4:00-7:00 PM Thursday and Friday at the Church from 10:00-11:00 AM. After mass, the American Legion Post #485 of Rudolph will perform military rites. There will be a parish prayer service held at 6:45 PM Thursday at the Funeral Home.
Dennis was born October 21, 1946 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI to Clarence S. and Helen E. (Pawlowski) Molepske. He married Jeanne H. Irving on September 16, 1967 in Rudolph, WI. Dennis was employed at Consolidated Papers Inc for 42 years retiring as an electrician in 2006. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer.
Dennis was a member of the IBEW Local # 1147, where he served on the apprenticeship committee. He was vice president of Local Electrical Union # 1147 from 1992-1995 and also served as financial secretary from 1995-2001. Dennis served in the U.S. Navy from 1966-1969 and was a member of American Legion Post #485 of Rudolph, WI.
Dennis is survived by his wife, Jeanne; daughter, Cami (Zeke) Zopfi of Rudolph, WI; three granddaughters, Devon, Jenna and Macie Zopfi; mother, Helen Molepske of Rudolph, WI; two sisters, Barbara Benz of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, and LuAnn (Clay) Poler of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, two brothers, Michael (Holly) Molepske of Kellner, WI and Jeffrey (Marcia) Molepske of Nahma, Michigan; sister-in-law Kathy (Kevin) Deppe of Junction City, WI and sister-in-law Leanne (Jim Plueger) Zellmer of Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Clarence, son Scott, brother Paul, father-in-law Tom Irving, mother-in-law Olive Irving and brother-in-law Peter Benz.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Sept. 10, 2013