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June 27, 1954 – Monday, April 4, 2011

Service Information
St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly
Saturday, April 9, 2011
10:00am

Visitation Information

Dennis P. Painschab, age 56, of Buffalo, passed away unexpectedly April 4, 2011 at his home.

Dennis was born June 27, 1954 in Waverly, Minnesota the son of Herman and Jeanne (Reardon) Painschab.

Dennis attended school at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Waverly. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving honorably with the US Army. He loved to fix things and had great mechanical abilities which led to him owning and operating Woodland Fix It which was a small engine repair company. He also was a member of the Waverly American Legion and always participated in the Waverly Memorial Day Parade.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Ann (Miller) Painschab; mother, Jeanne (Reardon) Painschab; 9 siblings: Tim Painschab, Tom (Cheryl) Painschab, Rita (Gary) Streich, Ginny (Leo) Paquette, Terry (Joan) Painschab, Ted (Judy) Painschab, Donny (Tia) Painschab, Lee (Jodi) Painschab and Pat (Liz) Painschab; brothers and sisters-in-law: Ken (Michelle) Miller, Jeff (Julie) Miller, Mary Matter, Mark (Sherry) Miller, Dick (Patty) Miller and Susan (Mike) Goodhart. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Herman Painschab and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Richard and Rose (Wika) Miller.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Saturday, April 9, 2011 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly, Minnesota.

Visitation will be held Friday from 4-8 pm and Saturday morning from 9-10 am, all at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo is proud to have served the family.

13 Guestbook Entries

  1. Jason Oster

    Ann – I am so sorry to hear about Dennis. You are such a sweet person, he must have loved you so much. My family’s thoughts and prayers are with yours in this time of heartache. We will be in touch.
    Love, Jason and family

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  2. Julie Gillund

    We offer our heartfelt sympathy to the entire Painschab family as you mourn Dennis’ death. A special hug to Lee, who is married to my niece, Jodi. Sending you our love. May God give you comfort today and in the days to come.

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  3. Mary Ella Smith

    Thinking of you Ann. You’re in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. Hold on to the memories, those memories will become treasures.

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  4. Todd Zieper

    Ann,
    I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your beloved Husband. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

    -Todd

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  5. Sandy Taylor

    My Dear Ann; I am so sorry to hear about Denny. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Take care my friend.

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  6. Matthew Ernst

    Ann,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We are here for you if you need us.

    Matt, Angela, and Bella Ernst

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  7. Bill and Kari Triplett

    Our heartfelt prayers go out to Ann and the entire Painschab family.
    May our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, comfort you in this time of sorrow.

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  8. Ellen & Wayne Eckiss

    Tom and family; Our deepest sympathy at this time for you and your family.
    Love, Ellen & Wayne

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  9. Lois Dero

    We offer our deepest sympathy to the entire family during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find comfort from all your wonderful memories of Dennis! A special hug to Lee and family, Lee who is married to my niece, Jodi.
    With Sincere Sympathy, John and Lois Dero

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  10. Lois Dero

    We offer our deepest sympathy to the entire family during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find comfort from all your wonderful memories of Dennis! A special hug to Lee and family, Lee who is married to my niece, Jodi.
    With Sincere Sympathy, John and Lois Dero

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  11. MJ Hennen

    Dearest Ann, mother Jeanne, Lee and Jodi: Words cannot adequately express our sorrow for your huge loss. Remember the good times shared with Denny and know he is at peace and without pain. May God bless the entire Painschab family as they continue life without Denny.

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  12. Cliff Dalbec

    I am sorry for the Painschab’S family loss. I didn’t know Denny all that well, but I do know he was a very honest and kind person. He will be missed by all.

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  13. Dave Herda

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends. It’s always hard when it seems there should be so much more life for the loved one to live.
    God Bless you all.

    Reply

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