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Dennis L. Penkaty

December 29, 1947 — November 21, 2020

DENNIS LAWRENCE PENKATY, age 72 of Waseca died on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.

Born on December 29, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of Arthur and Lucille (Asbury) Penkaty. Following his schooling, he served in the US Army from 1966 until his honorable discharge in 1969. He was united in marriage to Patricia Mlcoch on October 30, 1971. Together they raised six children. He was a hardworking, devoted father. Dennis enjoyed watching tv and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and the VFW.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia of Waseca; five children, Robert (Katti) Penkaty of Mankato, Mike (Janet) Penkaty of Colorado, Wade Penkaty of Waseca, Steve Penkaty of Mankato, and Betsy (Vincent) Ackerman of Mankato; and eight grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Virginia (Dennis) Kass of Mankato and Andrea Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Tom; and one brother, Paul.

A public visitation will be held on Monday, November 30, 2020 from 9-11 AM at the Third Street Chapel of Dennis Funeral & Cremation Services in Waseca. Private family interment will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.

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Monday, November 30, 2020

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Fort Snelling National Cemetery

Minneapolis, Minnesota, MN

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