Dennis “Denny” A. Steffen

Dennis “Denny” A. Steffen, 77, of Fond du Lac, passed away on Saturday November 3, 2012 at Manor Care.

He was born in Fond du Lac on January 17, 1935, a son of the late Raymond J and Eleanor Weitor Steffen.

Denny attended Fond du Lac Senior High School.

He married Eileen Buetow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on November 28, 1964.

Denny served as a member of the United States Army from 1953 to 1955. Following his military service, he began a career at Giddings and Lewis Corporation that spanned 36 years.  Prior to G & L, Dennis owned and operated the Cozy Tavern.  He was a member of Presentation of the BVM Parish where he was an usher, the St. Joseph Society, the Knights of Columbus Council #664, Eagles Aerie #270. Dennis enjoyed golfing, traveling and spending time with family, especially his six grandchildren.

Survivors include wife, Eileen, three children, Mary (Jerry) Crossman of Neenah, Mark Steffen of Fond du Lac and Michael Steffen of Fond du Lac, six grandchildren, and by other relatives and many friends.

Denny is preceded in death by his parents, step father-in-law, five brothers-in-law, one sister-in-law, two nephews and his former wife.

Visitation: Family will receive relatives and friends at the Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division St., Fond du Lac on Tuesday November 6, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  There will also be visitation at Presentation of the BVM Parish, 706 Minnesota Avenue, N Fond du Lac on Wednesday November 7, 2012 from 10:00 am to 10:45 am.

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Presentation Parish on Wednesday November 7 at 11:00 am.  Rev. John Simon will officiate.  Entombment will be in the Chapel of the Risen Christ Mausoleum, Calvary Cemetery, where the American Legion Honor Guard will conduct military honors.

Memorials in his name may be directed to the family.

Family would like to thank the staff at Manor Care for their kind and compassionate care given to Denny.

Zacherl Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.