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Dennis Eugene Voeltz

May 9, 1954 — May 13, 2022


Dennis Eugene Voeltz, 68, of Lanesboro, MN passed away Friday, May 13, 2022 at Methodist
Hospital in Rochester MN after a very brief battle with cancer.
Dennis was born on May 9, 1954, in Spring Valley, MN to Maynard and Frances (Krahn)
Voeltz. He grew up in Spring Valley and attended Spring Valley High School. Following
high school, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corp, proudly serving his country
from 1972 to 1974.
On September 20, 1975 he was united in marriage with his life partner, Deb Sherman.
Dennis and Deb spent most of their married life in Lanesboro where they were blessed
with three children: Shawn, Corey, and Zach. Dennis spent his early years working for
Reese Logging and driving bus for the Lanesboro School District. He enjoyed a career
in trucking with LawrenceTrucking out of Rochester, MN until his retirement. Post
retirement, Dennis enjoyed getting some behind the wheel time working for his nephew
Jason Voeltz. An added bonus was being able to work with his brother, Dave.
Dennis will be well remembered as a selfless man giving his time to his friends and
family whenever they were in need. His love for the military especially the Marine Corps
was something that filled his days. He spent countless hours creating personalized
memorabilia to help others honor their loved ones. No task was too big! Just like his
Dennis is survived by his life partner, Deb, children, Shawn (Rebecca Tabor) of
Chatfield, Corey Voeltz (David Allred) of Elgin, Illinois, and Zach of Lanesboro;
grandchildren, Chantelle, Noriah, Nolynn, Kiarah, Shailah, and Ashley; greatgrandchildren
Justin & Gianna, brother’s Bob (Renata) of Spring Valley, David
(Christine) of Chatfield; sister’s Patricia of Wykoff, and Sheila of Clarks Grove, and
brother-in-law Larry Freyberger along with many nieces, nephews, and loved ones.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother Richard Voeltz, and sister Barbara
Freyberger. and his favorite four legged companion, Spike.
A full military honor’s service will be held at 11:00am Friday, June 17, 2022 at the
Minnesota State’s Veteran Cemetery in Preston, Mn. Please be present by 10:45am. A
Celebration of Life will follow at Dennis and Deb’s residence in Lanesboro.

Online condolences are welcome at

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service with Military Honors

Friday, June 17, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery

715 U.S. 52, Preston, MN 55965

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