ebron, passed away unexpectedly at his home on January 19, 2015, at the age of 68 years 11 months and 14 days.
He was born February 5, 1946, in rural Hubbell to Wayne and Norma (Zlab) Kugel.
Dennis lived in Thayer County his whole life. He was baptized on March 24, 1946, at Grace Lutheran Church, Hebron, and confirmed on March 29, 1964, at Faith Lutheran Church, Hebron.
He graduated from Hebron High School with the class of 1964 and served in the U.S. Army from Nov. 26, 1965, to Nov. 23, 1967. He was a Vietnam Army veteran. He was honorably discharged in Nov. 1971, as he was on standby from Nov. 23, 1967, to Nov. 23, 1971.
Dennis was united in marriage to Sharon Rae Potthast on June 7, 1969, at Faith Lutheran in Hebron. They had a son and daughter.
In 1975, he started the custom haying along with farming and raising hogs and cattle.