Dennis P. Bellin

Dennis P. Bellin passed away Friday, May 7, 2010. He was 65.

He was born to Oscar and Melita (nee Gierach) on July 15, 1944. He married Carol (nee Puestow) on Sept. 25, 1965 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Grafton.

Dennis worked over 20 years at Gehls and 25 years as owner of Bellin's Home Remodeling. Dennis enjoyed NASCAR, snowmobiling, riding his Harley, traveling, and vacationing with family and friends. Dennis loved spending time with family, especially his granddaughters. He was dedicated to raising his family with his strong Christian faith as a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in West Bend.

Dennis is survived by his wife Carol, children Cindy (Mel) Lepp and Dawn Bellin, grandchildren Crystal and Hanna Lepp, and Montana and Skylar Graskey. Further survived by his mother Melita (nee Gierach) Bellin, siblings Wallace Bellin, Donald Bellin, Jerry Bellin, Bonnie (Dan) Gundrum, mother-in-law Olive Puestow, brothers-in-law Gerald (Bonnie) Puestow and Allen (Mary) Puestow, sister in-law Shirley (Larry) Thomas, many other nieces, nephews, relatives, and special friends. He is preceded in death by his father Oscar Bellin, sister Audrey Spevacek, father-in-law Leroy Puestow, and sister-in-law Janet Puestow.

A funeral service for Dennis will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend with the Rev. Rob Donaldson and Dennis's brother-in-law, the Rev. Kirby Spevacek presiding. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Elmer and Alice Kramer Cancer Center and The Kathy Hospice for their care and compassion for Dennis.