Dennis Frederick Neufeld

April 3, 1941 ~ November 2, 2020 (age 79)


Dennis Frederick Neufeld, 79, passed away on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 after a long battle with cancer.   Dennis was born on April 3, 1941 in Altona, Manitoba, Canada, the son of Frederick (Ted) & Anne Neufeld.  Dennis lived in Canada until he married his wife ViAnn Yell and eventually they moved to Wisconsin in the mid 70’s.  Dennis was a truck driver for a number of years before opening up his own welding shop- “Lenden Welding” in Coloma, WI.  Years later, he took a job at Heartland Farms, where he worked until he retired.  After retiring, Dennis resumed truck driving to keep himself busy and because he truly loved driving truck.  Dennis loved staying busy and loved spending time with family.  He also enjoyed a good game of cribbage with anyone willing to take him on.  

Dennis is survived by his wife ViAnn, son Michael of Winnipeg, Manitoba, son Chris (Deanne) of Marshfield, son Corey of Stevens Point and son Terry (Dana Rae) of Coloma.  Grandchildren include Trevor (Thea) Neufeld, Ciera Neufeld, Derik & Riley Verhasselt, Cambell & Kylie Neufeld, Brandon (Robyn) Storz and Kaitlyn Storz.  Dennis is further survived by his brother Warren (Rose) of Blind River, Ontario and sister Joanne (John) Friesen of Altona, Manitoba.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents. 

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