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“I loved visiting with Dean. Growing up on my grandparents' farm next door, We would see each other frequently. As an adult in the community, he was...Read More »
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“I always enjoyed our talks together as we handled some of the business affairs of the American Legion. I only knew him for a short 9 years, but I...Read More »
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“Mark and all family members of Dean:I wish to extend my sympathies on the death of your father, grandfather, and brother. May God comfort all who...Read More »
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“My brother Wayne Zeman was a friend of Dean's and they carpooled together for many years to their State jobs. Wayne was the same age as Dean and he3...Read More »
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Dean P. Strohmenger, age 85, passed away on Monday, September, 17, 2018 at his home in Sun Prairie surrounded by his family. He was born on March 17, 1933 in Madison and was the son of Howard and Marie (Rademacher) Strohmenger. He married Janet Harry on September 2, 1953 in Sun Prairie. Dean was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1953 to 1955. He worked as a payroll specialist for the State of Wisconsin and retired. He farmed on both family farms and loved driving his John Deere tractors. Dean was a member of the American Legion Post #333, a Charter member of the Knights of Columbus, loved to play cards and loved dancing throughout his life especially square dancing and ballroom dancing.

He is survived by his children, Mary (Bill) Bartlett, Mark (Denise), Brian (Amy), Michael; 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; a brother Don and (Eva) Strohmenger and a sister-in-law Virginia (Harry) Steward.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother-in-law Donald Harry; a sister-in-law Arlene Krinkey; 2 daughter-in-laws, Denise Strohmenger and Cindy Strohmenger.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018 Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church, 227 Columbus Street in Sun Prairie with Monsignor Duane Moellenberndt presiding. Private burial will be held at Sacred Hearts Cemetery on a later date. A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home, 302 Columbus Street in Sun Prairie. and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church on Friday. A scripture service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday.

The family would like to thank Agrace HospiceCare and the Staff at New Perspectives. for their compassion and care. The family suggests in lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Sacred Hearts Building Fund.

Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home
Sun Prairie, WI 608-837-5400
www.newcomerfh.com