Dennis D. “Denny” Steinhoff

Dennis D. “Denny” Steinhoff

Birth
Cuba City, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 26 Dec 2020 (aged 73)
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 220355048 · View Source
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One of three men killed by a random shooting at Don Carter Lanes on Saturday evening.

Dennis D. Steinhoff, 73, Rockford, died a tragic and senseless death on Saturday, December 26, 2020. Born July 26, 1947 in Cuba City, WI, son of Clifford and Dorothy Johns Steinhoff. Graduated from Cuba City High School in 1966. Married Laura Lesperance in Cuba City on June 19, 1971. Veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Viet Nam. Employed by Daimler Chrysler for 35 years, retiring in in 2001. He was also a Committee Man for the union before he retired. Denny was a basketball referee for over 40 years on the high school, parochial school and grade school levels. He was long time member of the Illinois High School Association. Denny was a prankster who could always make people laugh easily with his great sense of humor. He was also a kind and giving man.

Survivors include his wife, Laura; daughter, Gina Maschke and son, Ryan Steinhoff; grandchildren, Tyler Holmquist, J.R. Harris and Hannah Harris; great-grandchildren, Danny, Alice and one to be born soon, Chance; brother, Ron (Kathie DeLaura) Steinhoff; sister, Sonia (Dean) Carter; sisters-in-law, Mary Kuehn of Madison, WI and Tina (Mike) Koch of Oshkosh, WI and numerous nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents and his daughter, Leah Steinhoff.

A visitation time for family and friends to celebrate his life was held on Friday, January 8, 2021 in Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Rd. Masks are required and social distancing will be in place. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.


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  • Created by: Peace be Thine!
  • Added: 29 Dec 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 220355048
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dennis D. “Denny” Steinhoff (26 Jul 1947–26 Dec 2020), Find a Grave Memorial no. 220355048, ; Maintained by Peace be Thine! (contributor 47908607) Burial Details Unknown.