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TALLMAN, Dennis J., age 60

Died: Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Memorial Service: 12:00 p.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018 at the funeral home with Pastor Dan Shambro officiating

Visitation: from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home

Interment: Oak Grove Cemetery, Town of Washington, Wisconsin


Dennis J. Tallman, age 60, of Eau Claire, passed away peacefully at home with his wife at his side. He had a strong faith in Jesus Christ and went home to his Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 8, 2018.

Dennis was born July 31, 1957 in Chippewa Falls to the late Giles and Dorothy (Benish) Tallman. He attended Chippewa Falls High School where he met "The Prettiest Girl in the Whole World," Susan Crossett. He made her his wife on March 20, 1976 and they would have celebrated their forty-second wedding anniversary this year.

He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree with a teaching certificate in Technology Education from UW-Stout. Dennis and his family moved to Janesville, WI where he taught Tech Ed at Marshall Middle School. Dennis and his wife returned to Eau Claire after the birth of their first grandchild. Dennis was a very proud grandpa and loved spending time "geeking out" with his grandkids. Most recently, he enjoyed his job at Building Hope where he was able to use his skills and love for computers.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Susan; sons, Andrew (Christine) and Scott; grandchildren, Mortimer, Connor, and Weston; siblings, Kenneth, Daniel (Kathy), Susan (Joe) Krenzelok, and James (Dee); many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Seth.

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