Dennis John Hartung

October 13, 1943 ~ October 27, 2020 (age 77)

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Dennis John Hartung passed away October 27, 2020, he was born October 13, 1943 to Lloyd and Hazel (Knutson) Hartung in Prairie Farm, WI. He attended the Bilse School up until 8th grade and then graduated from Prairie Farm High School in 1961. He enlisted in the Army August of 1961 through 1964, serving an 18-month tour in Vietnam.   He was married to Dawn Glaser on June 15, 1968 in St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. They were extra blessed with four daughters who were often lovingly referred to as Denny’s boys throughout much of their lives.  After serving in the Army he worked at Fabri-Tech in Amery, WI from 1968-1974 before taking over the family farm in May 1974 where he milked Black and White Holsteins until April 1996.  After that he worked at Midwest Ducts for 12 years before he finally retired to feed the birds, mow the lawn, and have war with the squirrels at the feeder.  During this time, he also traveled across the country many summers with his wife enjoying life.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Hazel Hartung, Father and Mother in law, Philip and Elaine Glaser, Brother Richard Hartung, and Sister Darlene Hartung.

He is survived by his wife Dawn (Glaser) Hartung, daughters Deanna (Al) Rice, Danielle (Jerry) Zebro, Delaina (Dustan) Clemetson, and Desiree (Tim) Buck. Grandchildren Natassia (Jamie) Rice, Dylan (Kenzie) Rice, Riley (Keanna) Rice, Amelia and Kora Zebro, McKensie and Tucker Clemetson, Sydney and Sophie Buck. Great Grandchildren Addisyn and Jeddrek and two on the way.  He will be greatly missed by all of them and countless other family members and friends.

Due to the current Covid 19 pandemic a private family service will be held.
The Burnham-Ours-Kolstad Family Funeral Home of Chetek have been entrusted entrusted with arrangements. 

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