Obituary for Dennis R. Lokken

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Dennis R. Lokken, 62, of La Crosse passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Gundersen Medical Center. He was born on July 12, 1956 to Ander and Lorraine (McAlear) Lokken. Dennis served in the U.S. Navy, serving two tours from 1974 to 1978 and 1981 to 1987. He married Sandra Kelemen and she preceded him in death in 2007.
Dennis is survived by his significant other, Mary Hemmelman; a daughter, Christina (Erwin) Pelera of California; five grandchildren, Bernice, Jaylee, and Jaylin Andrade, and Catilyn and Sean Pelera; and three brothers, LeRoy (Barbara Collins) Lokken of DeForrest, WI., and Garry Lokken and Jerry (Kathy) Lokken both of La Crosse.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Dickinson Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 809 Gillette Street, La Crosse. Pastor Roger Grow will officiate and burial with Military Honors will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse. A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.
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