Denton Howard Meissner

April 3, 1943 June 16, 2010

Denton Howard Meissner went home to be with his lord and savior on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, at the age of 67.

He was the beloved husband of Jean (nee Bailie); devoted father of Dean (Tammy) and Ryan (Coleen); loving "Bop Pop" of Bailie, Daniel and Emily; dear son of Hazel (nee Ridley) and the late Howard Woodrow Meissner; brother of Phyllis (Russell) Lembke; and uncle of Dawn (Jerry) Kendall and Jason (Ann) Lembke. He is further survived by many, many other relatives and friends.

Denton was a devoted member and had many leadership roles at Gethsemane United Church of Christ in Pewaukee. He was a former director of the Sussex Antique Power Association and the Kettle Moraine Two Cylinder Club.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Saturday, June 19, at Schmidt & Bartelt A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral Home, W250-N6505 Highway 164, Sussex. Private burial will take place at Lisbon Merton Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Gethsemane United Methodist Church or the Pewaukee Food Pantry are greatly appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services in Sussex is serving the family. For more information, call 246-4774 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.