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Dennis R. Flasch

June 2, 1945 ~ January 5, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Dennis Flasch Obituary

Dennis R. Flasch, age 78, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 5, 2024. He was born to the late Maurice and Marion (Gratton) Flasch on June 2, 1945.

Dennis married Carol McClanathan on February 6, 1971 at St. Joseph’s Parish in Fond du Lac and together they raised three children. Dennis worked with cars throughout his career and was employed with Worthington Cylinders until his retirement in 2014. He was an avid hunter who enjoyed fishing, boating, and being outdoors. His lifelong passion was automobiles and he enjoyed membership in The Mustang Club, crew chiefing teams at WIR, and watching NASCAR.  Dennis had a strong faith and was an active Knight of Columbus. He was a devoted family man.  Family to him extended far beyond blood.

Dennis is survived by his loving wife, Carol; his children: Michelle (Lee) Ireland, Dennis II (Rhonda) Flasch, and Shannon (Chris) Groher; grandchildren: Hannah (Roger) Hartsell, Layla Flasch, Esmerelda Nunez, and their mom Norma Cabrera, Allyson (Alex) Arnold, Emily (Brennan) Groher.

He is further survived by his sister, Marilyn Binder; his brother Michael (Bonnie) Flasch; and bonus family, David, Julie, Ethan, and Vincent Becker, who lovingly referred to him as Buppa.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Maurice Flasch and Marion DeVoy; his in-laws: Richard and Ruby McClanathan; sister-in-law Janice Randall, and brothers-in-law, Frank Binder, and Jim Randall.

A funeral Mass for Dennis will be held on Friday, January 12, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. at St. Bernadette Parish, 2331 E. Lourdes Drive, Appleton. Visitation will begin at the church at 10:00 a.m. and will continue until the time of the Mass. For online condolences, please visit

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January 12, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Bernadette Catholic Church
2331 E. Lourdes Drive
Appleton, WI 54915

Funeral Mass
January 12, 2024

12:00 PM
St. Bernadette Catholic Church
2331 E. Lourdes Drive
Appleton, WI 54915


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