Delwin R. "Del" Dreikosen

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Delwin R. "Del" Dreikosen of Grafton at 6 p.m. on Oct. 15 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grafton. Del died unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at the age of 70. Visitation will take place at the church on Wednesday, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., prior to the Mass. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.

Del was born on Jan. 20, 1938 in Marathon, the son of the late Norbert and Marcella (nŽe Lepak) Dreikosen. On June 18, 1966, Del and Marge were united in marriage in Clintonville. Del enjoyed watching sporting events, building things and working at Fromm.

Del is survived by his wife, Marge (nŽe Samz); children, Ryan ( Susan) Dreikosen and Carey Dreikosen; grandchildren, Michael and Morghan Miller, and Ryan Dreikosen; brothers and sisters, Wallace (Sonja) Dreikosen, Hillarin (Isabelle) Dreikosen, Joyce Huhnstock, Georgine Mangold, Mary Lou Klinkosh, Sister Marcella Marie, Rita Thompson, LaVonne (Martin) Wieloch and Valeria (Chuck) Miller; and his sisters-in-law, Rosie Dreikosen and Virginia Dreikosen. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Del was preceded in death by his two brothers, Alan and Marcel; and his sister, Caroline Jepson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Grafton are appreciated. For online condolences, visit