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Dennis R. Kielan

March 29, 1946 ~ October 28, 2021 (age 75)

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Obituary

Dennis Kielan, 75, of Lecanto, FL passed away Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at his home.

He was born to the late Chester and Bernice (Kalin) Kielan on March 29th, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan. He bravely served our country as a member of the United States Air Force and was a Vietnam Vet. In 2007 he moved to Lecanto, FL (Citrus County) when he relocated from Illinois. Dennis enjoyed playing Golf, liked to travel and was a life time member of VFW. He was also a member of the American Legion.

Along with his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Corinne who passed away on August 26th, 2015. Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Kimberly McAlpine (Robert) of Ottawa, IL, Dawn Szymanski (Paul) of Houston, TX, Alan Kielan (Angie) of Appleton, WI, and Joseph Kielan (Tabitha) of Ottawa, IL, his sister, Carol Puszcz (Dave); his two brothers-in-law, Mike Kliffel (Michelle) and Danny Davidson (Elaine); his 13 cherished grandchildren; his 13 adored great-grandchildren; his two nephews, 3 nieces and many other extended family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 13th, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Reverend David Kipfer officiating. A gathering of family and friends for a time of fellowship will begin at 1:00 PM. Military Honors will be rendered for Dennis’ dedicated military service by the American Legion Post 33 Veterans Group Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made in Dennis' name to The Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675- 8516 or go to www.woundedwarriorproject.org to donate. To share a memory, please visit www.gladfelter-roetker.com or Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home on Facebook

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
November 13, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home
1601 E Norris Dr
Ottawa, IL 61350

Celebration of Life
Saturday
November 13, 2021

2:00 PM to TBD
Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home
1601 E Norris Dr
Ottawa, IL 61350

Donations

Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675-8516
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org

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