Dennis W. Spanaus

Jan. 26, 1956 - May 16, 2007

Dennis W. Spanaus of New Berlin passed away at his home suddenly Thursday, May 16, 2007.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Ruth (nee Barker) Spanaus, and his niece, Jolene.

He was the beloved husband of Diane (nee Jensen) for 31 years; dear father of Tyler; loving brother of Deborah (David) Lovrek, Sue (Vic) Pride, Pat (Sandy) Spanaus and Jeff Spanaus; son-in-law of Donald and Arlene Jensen; brother-in-law of Donna (Brian) Bennetts and Pam (Jeff) Selz; and grandson of Abbie Jensen. He also is survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Dennis was a member of Iron Workers Local No. 8.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. funeral service Sunday, May 20, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 15250 W. National Ave., New Berlin. Private interment will be held.

If desired, memorials may be directed to the Brain Injury Association of Wisconsin.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.