Dennis "Bear" A. VandeBurgt
August 1, 1953 - July 30, 2020
Michael & Fawn Strader
Lois Holden
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Visitation

Due to current circumstances, a private service will be held for immediate family.

A public gathering will take place on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at Wichmann Funeral Home, 1592 Oneida St, Menasha, WI 54952.

Dennis “Bear” VandeBurgt passed away peacefully as the result of a brain aneurysm on Thursday, July 30, 2020. He was born on August 1, 1953 to Adrian and Patricia. After graduating from Appleton East High School in 1971, Bear began a 44 year career with Presto Products (Alcoa). He married his main squeeze, Patti Helms,…

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Michael & Fawn Strader left a message on September 29, 2020:
Patty, we were so very sorry about Dennis. Mike was in the hospital for a long time with Covid. We will always remember Bear fondly. Take care of yourself.
Randall Timm left a message on August 9, 2020:
Very surprised (saddened) to read about Dennis. Reading his obit brought on a flood of memories from 50 plus years ago. Good times my friend, good times. Randy & Susan Timm
Patrick Jacobson left a message on August 8, 2020:
My deepest condolences Rick. JumboJake
Anita Weyers left a message on August 6, 2020:
Please accept my heartfelt sympathy.
Donna Van Nuland and George left a message on August 6, 2020:
Patti our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family. We always enjoyed seeing and visiting with all of you on Friday night.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Lois Holden left a message on August 6, 2020:
Bear was a wonderful man. So sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for you and your family
Gail Verschoor left a message on August 6, 2020:
Patti - I’m keeping you and your family in my prayers. May your wealth of good memories give you strength, comfort and opportunities to smile.
Gail Verschoor left a message on August 6, 2020:
Patti - I’m keeping you and your family in my prayers. May your wealth of good memories give you strength, comfort and opportunities to smile.
George Heider from the Heiting Place left a message on August 5, 2020:
Sorry to hear about your loss. Our deepest condolences to u and your family. He was a great guy and he will sure be missed. George and Jo Heider
Brad winkler left a message on August 4, 2020:
My deepest sympathy to all of your family. Your husband and father was a great man and role model.
Patty vanden heuvel left a message on August 2, 2020:
Best damn boss i ever had. RIP
Kevin Kempen left a message on August 2, 2020:
So Sorry for your Loss, Bear was a good friend and coworker for many years, he was fun to be around and made people laugh. He will be missed.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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