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Dennis E. Mchugh

October 28, 1942 — December 12, 2015

Dennis E. McHugh, 73, of Oshkosh, passed away on December 12, 2015, at Azura Memory Care. He was born on October 28, 1942, a son of the late Donald and Ethel (Hafemeister) McHugh. Dennis married Sandra Schuhart on December 30, 1967. Dennis was a 1960 graduate of Oshkosh High School and worked on many of the class reunions. He was very proud to have served in the U.S. Army. He went on to attend the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and Northwestern University. Dennis worked at the Universal Foundry, Wisconsin Public Service as a lineman, was the Phantom Reporter for his WPS baseball team and worked at the City of Oshkosh in the Electrical and Sign Department. Dennis was a master electrician and after retiring in 2001 he started his own electrical company, Valu Electric. Dennis was on the Oshkosh School Board for 15 years and the Oshkosh City Council for 4 years. He was a member of Mensa, Martin Luther Church, Mens Club and Sunday School Superintendent. Dennis loved gardening and received a Garden of the Month award. He spent much time at his cabin in the woods, deer and turkey hunting, and fishing. Dennis was a skilled and self taught woodworker. Many know him through his passionate involvement in local politics, and his life long service to others. He enjoyed his card playing and coffee drinking friends.Dennis is survived by Sandra, his wife of 48 years. Son Kevin (Deborah) with grandsons, John and Jared. Son Michael (Mary Claire) with grandsons Conner and Maxwell. Son Daniel McHugh. Daughter Elizabeth (Scott) Roeder, with grandsons Anthony (Brooke) Eason, and Calvyn Eason. Brothers, Donald (Amy), Ralph, David (Diane), Timothy (Mona), John McHugh. Sisters, Judy Reinders, Shirley (Harold) Fairfield, Sheila (special friend Russell Perry) Fink, Paula (Frank) Hubbard, Jean (Steve) Plout, Joan (Ronald) Rabe and Deborah McHugh Weddle. Brothers-in-law, Alton (Carol) Schuhart, Jerald (Mary Ellen), Schuhart, James (Elissa) Schuhart, Thomas (Mary) Schuhart. Sisters-in-law, Bonnie McHugh, Margaret Schettl, Beverly (Ken) Kubiak. Dennis is also survived by many other beloved family members. He was preceded in death by his brother, Terry McHugh; brothers-in-law, Edwin Schettl, Aaron Fink, and Doug Weddle; sisters-in-law, Dorothy McHugh and Mary McHugh; parents-in-law Alvin and Doris (Schramm) Schuhart.Funeral services for Dennis will be held Monday, Dec. 21, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Martin Luther Ev. Lutheran Church, Rev. Jeff Berg officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday Dec. 20 from1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Konrad-Behlman Funeral Home-Westside and again on Monday at the church from 10 a.m. until the service. Burial will be in Lake View Memorial Park. A memorial is being established to the Wisconsin Alzheimers Disease Research Center (in care of Donna Cole 2870 University Ave Room 106 Madison WI 53705).Dennis family wishes to thank the staff at Azura Memory Care and Affinity Visiting Nurses Hospice for all their help and care.

Konrad-Behlman Funeral Home - Westside



100 Lake Pointe Drive
Oshkosh
WI
54904

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Martin Luther Evangelical Lutheran Church



1526 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh
WI
54901

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10:00 am until 11:00 am



Martin Luther Evangelical Lutheran Church



1526 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh
WI
54901

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11:00 AM



Lake View Memorial Park



2786 Algoma Bvld.
Oshkosh
WI
54901






Alzheimer Disease Research



Donna Cole 2870 University Ave
Madison
WI
53705




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