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Gordon A. Dehnke

November 2, 1934 — April 14, 2023

Wausau

Gordon A. Dehnke, 88, passed away April 14, 2023, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Gordon was born November 2, 1934, in Wausau WI to Albert and Adela Dehnke. He was a hard worker in both farming and as a truck driver. Gordon married Lois Schave and together they raised four boys and two girls. He enjoyed music and playing the accordion as well as going to the fair for the cattle auctions.

Gordon is survived by his children Steve Dehnke, Jay (Jacqueline) Dehnke, John (Lynette) Dehnke, Lynn (Dale) Maszk, Julie (fiancé Mike Hamilton) Woods; as well as nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son Jeff, four sisters and good friend Peggy Dehnke. 

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Helke Funeral Home, 302 Spruce Street, Wausau with Pastor Russell Kampfer officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place at Mechanics Ridge Cemetery. 

The family would like to thank the staff at Sylvan Crossing and Aspirus for the care they provided to Gordon. 

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Visitation

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service

302 Spruce Street, Wausau, WI 54401

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service

302 Spruce Street, Wausau, WI 54401

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