He was born on September 14, 1941, in Richmond, son of the late Herman and Alice (Sether) Rohde. Dennis graduated from Little Wolf High School. After getting his degree in Accounting, he worked for the Waupaca Hospital, Trade Winds in Manawa, and retired from Waupaca County. He enjoyed driving milk truck part-time, golfing, snowmobiling, and mowing his lawn. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Manawa.
He is survived by two daughters, Marcia Hansen, Fairport, NY; Beth, (Terry) O’Brien, Appleton; seven grandchildren: Barry (Gina) Wagner, Minneapolis, MN; Kelly Hansen and special friend Eric Lachcz, San Francisco, CA; Joshua Hansen, Fairport, NY; Britta Hansen, Fairport; Nathan O’Brien and special friend Lindsay Wollerman, Appleton; Jacob O’Brien, Appleton; Nicholas O’Brien, Appleton; a great-grandson, Cole Wagner, Minneapolis, MN; sister, Peggy (Jeff) Moe, Waupaca; and sister-in-law, Audrey Rohde, Clintonville. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Bill Rohde and Greg Rohde.
Private family services for Dennis will be held; however there will be a public visitation on Thursday, September 1, 2016 from 4-7 p.m. at the Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Funeral Home in Manawa. Burial will be in Big Falls Cemetery. www.clinehansondahlkefuneralhomes.com