Obit: Denk, Terrence (1938 - 2004)

Contact:  Kipp Kippenhan

----Source: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 edition of the Tribune - Record - Gleaner

Terrence Denk

Terrence Leonard Denk, 65, of Stoughton, died Monday, Jan5, 2004, at his home, surrounded by family after a brief battle with cancer. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 9, at St. Ann Catholic Church, Stoughton. The Monsignor Gerald Healy officiated. Burial was in St. Ann Cemetery, Stoughton.

Terrence Leonard Denk was born March 23, 1938, in Loyal, to Leonard and Mary Denk. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Presidential Band and Drum and Bugle Corps during Eisenhower's presidency. He married Karen Kluever on July 17, 1976. He retired from Stoughton Trailer after more than 20 years. His interests included bowling, pool, and coaching and playing softball and baseball. He was a talented musician, vocalist, and dancer. He taught ballroom dancing and sang with his brothers and sisters. He was a loyal Packers and Brewers fan. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, and brother, who will be dearly missed.

Survivors include his wife, Karen Denk; four daughters, Susan Denk, Tammie (Kevin) Thompson, Erica (Scott) Fibert, and Torey (Casey) Downs; his parents, Leonard and mary Denk; six grandchildren, Tera Thompson, Enrique Denk Franco, Chelsea Fibert, Kierstyn Fibert, Jayden Downs, and Kierra Downs; six sisters, Shannon, Diane, Pat, Linda, Vonnie, and Kathy; two brothers, Jeff and Gordy Denk; and many other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death were his brother, Kenny; and his sister Kristy.

Gunderson Stoughton Funeral Home, Stoughton, assisted the family with arrangements.



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