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Dennis Charles Buckel

Died: Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Age: 69
Dennis Charles Buckel, 69, Williams Bay, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at his home.

He was born Nov. 11, 1942, in Oak Park, Ill., the son of George and Lorna Zolla Buckel. He married Diane Sorenson on July 4, 1964, in Oak Park. He was a member of the Chicago Fire Department, serving on the Marine Unit, Air and Sea Rescue. He was later employed at Woodlawn Engineering in Addison, Ill. He was a member of the Rock County Gun Club.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Diane, Williams Bay; two daughters, Deanna (Marty) Coomes, St. Charles, Ill., and Deidra (Glenn) Busch, Lake in the Hills, Ill.; a son, Drake Buckel, Mason, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Lauren, Stephen, Jonathan, Riley, Connor, Rachel and Sarah; his sisters, Diane (Jim) Reilly and Dary Buckel, both of Addison; a brother, Dean Buckel, Addison; his mother, Lorna Buckel, Williams Bay; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, George Buckel.

Funeral services at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Monroe Funeral Home, Delavan. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9, at the funeral home. Entombment at Roselawn Memory Gardens, Geneva Township.

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