Dennis L. Wills of Waukesha died on Friday, February 18, 2022 at his home at the age of 78. He was born in Milwaukee on July 13,1943 the son of Gustave and Aurelia (nee Vogt) Wills. Dennis proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. On June 29, 1963 he married the love of his life Carol Tyllia. Dennis loved all sports, was a Packer fan and enjoyed playing basketball and volleyball. He was a member of the St Mary’s Softball team for several years and a member of the Ocala Pickleball Club. However, his greatest passion was golf and he was an avid golfer. He will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father grandfather, brother and friend.
He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Carol of almost 59 years, and their three sons, Christopher (Lisa Kampmann) Wills, Shawn (Amy Chandler) Wills and Adam (Jennifer Hanson) Wills; and his grandchildren, Sydney, Lauren, Nolah, Chandler, Josie, Grace and Liam. He is further survived by his brothers, David “Gus” (Madalene Clendenny) Wills and Michael ( the late Beatrice Herrera) Wills, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Shirley (Lee) Michaels.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 from 1:00pm until the 2:00pm funeral Mass at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 2400 W. State Road 59, Waukesha, WI 53189. Full military honors will follow the Mass. Private interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorials in Dennis’ name are appreciated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.