Monday, August 19th

Dennis A. Simonsen, 76, of Camp Douglas, died on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse.

Dennis was born on August 16,1942 to Alvin and Helen (Lingman) Simonsen. He married Donna Leiendecker on September 5, 19

70 at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral in Juneau, AK.

Dennis was a man of deep faith with a huge heart that cared for all those around him. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus as a Knight of the 4th Degree in both Wisconsin and Washington State. Dennis wanted his family to experience as much of life as possible. To live by example, he and his wife Donna began a day Care and foster care program raising 250 children including 13 foreign exchange students. He worked as a tour agent in Seattle, WA until computers became more relevant. At that time, he went back to school to complete his certification to become a Medical Assistant.