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David Peter Denissen

David Peter Denissen of Glenwood Springs died Monday, April 28, 2003. He was 73.

Mr. Denissen was born August 4, 1929, in DePere, Wis., to Etta Lieffort and Frank Denissen.

He married Marilyn DeGroot on August 19, 1948, in DePere. She survives.



He lived in DePere for 67 years and in the area for five and a half years.

Mr. Denissen worked as a general contractor with and partner in Miskella Contracts from 1955 to 1975, and as an engineer with Badger Wood Products until his retirement in 1993.



In DePere, he was a member of the volunteer fire department for 30 years, Scout Troop 38, St. Mary Church choir, and the Holy Name Society, served on city council, Vice-mayor, and was a committee member at St. Mary’s. He was also a member of the RSVP program in Glenwood Springs.

He was preceded in death by daughter Donna VandenHeuvel; by brothers Mark Denissen, Dick Denissen and Joe Denissen; and by sisters Clara Trout and Gertrude Smits.

Mr. Denissen is survived by his wife, Marilyn, of Glenwood Springs; by sons and daughters-in-law Cory Denissen and Kyle Denissen, both of Gypsum, Tim and Mary Denissen of Green Bay, Wis., David II and Melinda Denissen of Edwards, and Eric Denissen and Christine Hoffman of Monument; by daughters and sons-in-law Paula Denissen and Steve Fisher of Wolcott, and Vicki Denissen of Champlain, Minn.; by sisters Christine Wicker and Jeanne Hendricks; and by 6 grandchildren.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 2, at the Farnum-Holt Funeral Home Chapel, 405 W. 7th St., Glenwood Springs, with Deacon Vic Kimminau officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to Glenwood Springs Senior Center.

Farnum Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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