Denis Kolpack, 91
Denis Kolpack of Mayville, Wis., 91, passed on to
eternal life on Monday, March 2, 2009, at Cedar Lake Health and
Rehabilitation in West Bend, Wis., where he spent the last five years
battling Alzheimer’s disease.
Denis Kolpack was born on June 1, 1917, in Shawano
County, Wis., to Albert and Alma (Rusch) Kolpack. Denis was a graduate of
the UW Dairy School in Madison, and also the Appleton School of Business.
On October 11, 1941, he was united in marriage with Ellen Schleunes. He
spent the early part of his professional life owning and operating the
Kolpack Dairy in Quinney, Wis. After that, Denis then went on to become
the vice president and operations manager of Purity Cheese Company in
Mayville, Wis. He also served as a director of the M&I Bank of
Mayville and was an active Rotary Club member. Denis was a member of the
Mayville Golf Club, where he enjoyed playing golf. Denis loved to play
cards, hunt and fish. His greatest interest was the cottage he built on
Lake Winnebago, where he loved being with family and friends. Denis was an
active member of the Mayville United Methodist Church, serving as past
finance chairman and trustee chairman.
Koepsell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 301 N. Walnut St., Mayville, is serving the family. On-line condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.