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Dennis Louis Shadrick

April 6, 1945 — March 18, 2020

Dennis Shadrick, age 74, of Granton, WI died Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at his residence.


Dennis Louis Shadrick was born on September 6, 1945 in Medford, WI the son of Roy and Ruth (Jarchow) Shadrick. He served in the United States Army from 1963 to 1967 and then was united in marriage to Joan M. Faber in Goodrich, WI. After they were married, they moved to Granton, WI. Dennis worked for TDS in Neillsville, WI for 32 years before retiring.



He is survived by his wife Joan, two children, Tammy (Chad) Kowalski of Stevens Point, WI, Shawn (Jenny) Shadrick of Loyal, WI, five grandchildren, Shayna and Kaytlyn Kowalski, Natasha, Danica and Dane Shadrick, six siblings, Betty (Ray) Hedin of Louisiana, Bob (Donna) Shadrick of Phillips, WI, Sharon Matson of Janesville, WI, Barb (Randy) Manecke of Marathon City, WI, David (Sheila) Shadrick of Medford, WI, Joan (Richie) Dahl of Medford, WI and a sister in law Irene Shadrick of Janesville, WI. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jack A. Shadrick.


Dennis had a love for the outdoors and considered their cabin in Minocqua as his second home. He welcomed his family to enjoy the serenity of nature in fishing, hunting and ATV rides. He made so many memories for his grandchildren.


A Celebration of Dennis’s life will be held on the afternoon of opening fishing day at the Granton Community Park.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for designation at a later date.


Online Condolences may be made at


Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting Dennis’s family.

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Saturday, May 2, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Granton Community Park

110 N Main St, Granton, WI 54436

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