Dennis Henry LaCrosse

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Dennis Henry LaCrosse, age 77, of Brampton, Mich., was taken to see our Lord Savior on April 3, 2021.

Dennis was born May 25, 1943, to Henry and Marie (Trombley) LaCrosse in Detroit, Mich.

After High School, Dennis enlisted into the United States Marine Corp and then later the National Guard. Upon being honorably discharged, Dennis moved to Chicago, Ill., but traveled to Escanaba, Mich., where he met his bride and the love of his life, Gloria Besson. They were united in marriage on January 13, 1968.

Dennis was employed with Mead Paper Mill for 40 years before retiring. He enjoyed spending time riding his John Deere tractor and making maple syrup. He loved spending time with his wife, kids, grandchildren, great-grandson, and his cat, Sunshine. He was always there for any one that asked for his help and expected nothing in return.

In addition to his loving wife of 53 years, Gloria, Dennis is survived by five children, Dorothea (Vern) Rasmussen, Dianna (Tony) Passerell, Daniel (Pete TenEyck) LaCrosse, Dawn (Jeremy) Belongie, and Donna LaCrosse; seven grandchildren, Marissa, Kassidy, Nathan, Jacob, Devin, Caitlin, and Chace; great-grandson, Graycen and several nieces and nephews.

Dennis was preceded in death by parentsl six siblings, Elvira (Joseph) Skorupski, Rose (Bob) Decent, Richard (Barb) LaCrosse, Marcella LaCrosse, Sharon Wajda, and Duane LaCrosse; and granddaughter, Sophia

Private graveside services will take place at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Mary’s Hospital in Green Bay, Wis., as they worked around the clock to make Dennis comfortable in his final hours. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the LaCrosse family. Please visit www.skradskifuneralhomes.com where you can leave a message of condolence to the family.