Dean W. Benter, 68
Dean W. Benter, of Rolling Stone Lake, died Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Rennes Rehabilitation Center under the care of his family and Ascension Home Care Hospice. He was 68 years old. He was born on April 20, 1950, in West Allis, a son of Gertrude (Reinke) Benter of Mayville and the late William Benter.
He was a graduate of Mayville High School. He married Donna Young on August 14, 1971, in Horicon.
Dean was employed at John Deere in Horicon for over 30 years. In 2005 he moved to Rolling Stone Lake to enjoy his retirement.
He enjoyed visiting his hangouts and having a Miller Lite with friends. He enjoyed playing cards, fishing and watching sports.
Dean is survived by his wife of 47 years, Donna; a daughter, Lori (Todd) Henschel of Green Bay; two sons, Jamie (Anne) Benter of Mayville and Brian (Sandra) Benter of Mackenbach, Germany; three grandchildren, Jack Henschel, Samuel and Lucas Benter; his mother, Gertrude; two sisters, Eileen Mueller of West Bend and Lynne (Andy) Klemme of Mayville; three brothers, Edwin (Lou Ellen) Benter of Fox Lake, David (Lois) Benter of Mayville and Terry (Candy) Benter of Milwaukee. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother-in-law, Robert Mueller.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the Bradley Funeral Home in Antigo with Rev. Wes Jedras officiating. Burial will take place in Pearson Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.