Dennis Earl Wirth of Turtle Lake died Sept. 3, 2021 at St Mary’s Medical Center. He was 66.

He was born April 18, 1955, in St. Paul, Minn., to Earl and June (Zimmerman) Wirth.

He was married Sept. 6, 1975, to Mary Plenty at St. Ann Catholic Church in Turtle Lake. She preceded him in death on Sept. 24, 2015.

Dennis was a man who loved spending time in the great outdoors. He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing with his family. Traveling was one of his great passions. He cherished the time he got to spend with his kids and grandkids. Dennis was skilled when it came to machinery, there was nothing that he could not fix. He was always willing to lend a hand to anyone who needed help. He was known for his words of comfort like, “Did it hurt? cause I didn’t feel a thing.”

He was preceded in death by his wife Mary; father, Earl Wirth; and brother, Steve Wirth.

He is survived by his significant other, Sharon Nordquist; son, Kurt (Nicole) Wirth of Turtle Lake; daughters, Amy (Bill) Chantelois of Osceola and Sharilynn (Will) Wirth of Balsam Lake; stepchildren: Brian (Emily) Nordquist of Baldwin, Eric (Megan) Nordquist of Elk Mound and Amy Nordquist of Turtle Lake; grandchildren, Sierra (Leo) Wirth, Sidney and Spencer Wirth, Freddie Chantelois, Alexis (Lexi) Juleff-Laflie, Baileigh and Logan Juleff, Brooklynn Kumlin, Peyton, Carter, and Colin Nordquist, and Dawson Nordquist; mother, June Wirth; siblings: Rick Wirth, Dave (Robin) Wirth, and Dawn (James) Archie; nieces, nephews, and many other family and friends.

Funeral services were Sept. 9 at Grace Church in Turtle Lake with Pastor Jason Buck officiating. Burial was in Vanceburg Cemetery.

Skinner Funeral Home of Turtle Lake is serving the family.

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