Dennis L. Grasse, age 71, of Cascade, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday (February 14, 2018) at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan.

He was born on August 4, 1946 in Sheboygan, WI, son of the late Theodore and Lucile (Pangier) Grasse.

Dennis graduated from Sheboygan North High School in 1964. After high school he played lead guitar and sang at local venues with the Sceptres. He attended St. Norbert College and later earned his degree from Spencerian Business College in Milwaukee.

After college, Dennis began working for Grasse Bros. Oil Company in Sheboygan. He later became a real estate broker for various real estate companies.

In 1974 he was married to Robin Gendreau and the couple had four children together. He was later married in 1995 to Theresa Struve.

Dennis owned the Broken Spoke from 1981-1999 and also the Golden Lion for a short period of time. He later worked for Watson’s Vending, retiring in 2010, and most recently worked part-time at Advance Auto Parts in Plymouth.

Dennis was an avid golfer, loved playing fantasy football, and was a professional grill master. He loved watching the Packers, Badgers and Brewers, and also enjoyed sailing on Crystal Lake and relaxing near its waters.

He is survived by: Three children: Jen Grasse of La Crosse, WI, Ryan (Jenny) Grasse of Irvine, CA, and Chris Grasse (Jess Franks) of Omaha, NE; Son-inlaw: Max Trane of La Crescent, MN; Two grandchildren: EvelynnMarie and Emerson; Two sisters: Dolores Grasse, O.P. of Sinsinawa Mound, WI and Jean Dickman of Sussex, WI; Brother: Ted (Sarah) Grasse of Pataskala, OH; and Former Spouses: Robin Grasse and Theresa Struve.

He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by: His parents; Daughter: Lynn Trane; Infant daughter: Christine; and Brother-in-law: John Dickman.

Following Dennis’ wishes, cremation has taken place, and Memorial Services will be held on Thursday evening (Feb. 22, 2018) at 6:00 P.M. at the Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth. Father Wayne Bittner will officiate.

Visitation will take place at Suchon Funeral Home on Thursday (Feb. 22) from 4:00 P.M. until the time of Services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Dennis’ name for the Parkinson’s Foundation, and can be made at

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit

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