Dennis W. Ansel

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Dennis W. Ansel

  • Birth 21 Nov 1948 Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 24 May 2003 Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Key West, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 7493220

Denny owned and operated Ansel's Auto Service - a towing company - of Dubuque, Iowa for many years. Denny was a veteran race car driver - having drove No. 80 at many tri-state area tracks since 1964. He was also a big NASCAR fan, especially Ernhardt racing. Denny raced in features at the Dubuque Speedway for 35 consecutive years until cancer forced him to quit after 2002. He continued to work at the track providing wrecker services and watching his nephew race for as long as possible. Denny married Betty Jean Cornwell at Saint Mary's Church in Dubuque on Feb 4, 1967.


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  • Created by: Jesse
  • Added: 25 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7493220
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dennis W. Ansel (21 Nov 1948–24 May 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7493220, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Key West, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jesse (contributor 46534043) .