Dennis passed away Sunday, November 29, 2020 at his home in Allegan.
He was born February 27, 1946 in Gary, Indiana, the son of Frances “Frank” and Georgia (Gilleo) Zugel. Dennis proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in Korea during the Vietnam War. For 37 years he worked at Parker Hannifin and after his retirement worked at Harbor Freight for several years.
Dennis was a jack of all trades and had a very giving heart. He would do anything to help anyone in need. He enjoyed the outdoors and liked hunting, fishing, shooting and trapping. Dennis loved his family very much and cherished spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the Allegan American Legion. In 1965 in Watson Township he married Dorothy “Dottie” Coburn who survives.
Also surviving are his children, Dan (Tina) Zugel of Fennville and Dana (Brent) Smallidge of Allegan; 5 grandchildren, Tiffany, Nichole, Brooke, Autumn and Mitchell; a great-grandchild due soon; his sister, Marge Ehresman along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jerry Zugel.
A private family visitation will take place starting at 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at the Winkel Funeral Home until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M., with Pastor Rick Jones officiating.
Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery in Otsego.
Military Honors by Otsego VFW Post #3030.
Masks and social distancing guidelines will be followed. For those unable to attend a link will be provided to view Dennis’ funeral service starting at 11:00 A.M., on Tuesday December 8, 2020. The link will be active for 30 days. To view the stream please click here: https://webcasts.lifetributes.com/1104735
Contributions in memory of Dennis may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.