Dale Dennis Hittman
July 16, 1946 — Dec. 2, 2017
Dale Dennis Hittman, 71, of Oconomowoc, passed away peacefully in his sleep after a two-year battle with cancer on Dec. 2, 2017.
Dale was born in Milwaukee on July 16, 1946. Dale and his wife, Jackie, were married for 43 years. Dale was an entrepreneur, real estate broker, teacher and coach. He enjoyed being on the lake, playing golf and tennis, watching and coaching his children and grandchildren in life and in sports. He was a man of faith and brought a smile and love to all who knew him.
Dale is survived by his loving wife, Jackie; children Kristi (Terry) Kloos, Shawn Hittman, and Kaelyn (Scott) Benham; grandchildren Cassidy Kloos, Jackson, Noah and Violet Benham and Baby Benham (due June 2018); brother Lance (Shelia) Hittman; brotherin- law Pat Manders; nephew Ryan (Monica) Luxon and their children Raleigh and Grace Luxon; best friend Bob Richter; and other family and friends.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents, Orville and Ruth Hittman, as well as twin sister, Dawn Luxon.
The funeral service will be held on Dec. 9 at Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Ave., Oconomowoc.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Please dress casually or better yet, wear your favorite “island dad” Hawaiian shirt, or polo shirt with the collar “popped up” and bring your favorite “Daleism,” nicknames and stories as we celebrate his life with laughter and love as he always did.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund at www.heartlandhospicefund.com
or The Healing Center in Milwaukee at
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of Dale Hittman.