He was born June 24, 1955, in DeWitt to Clayton and Gladys Kaufman Mickelson. Dennis was a 1973 graduate of Central Community Schools in DeWitt. He worked as a welder at John Deere-Davenport Works for 36 years, retiring in 2010.
Dennis was a member of Park View Lutheran Church. He had a great love for his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Dennis was generous to a fault and expected nothing in return.
Surviving are two daughters, Sarah Milton of Rock Island, Illinois, and Lisa (Justin) Molumby; three grandchildren, Jade Booth and twin grandsons, Clayton and Carson Molumby; his twin brother, Jerry (Tammy) Mickelson of DeWitt; and a niece, Andrea (Zach) Beuthien of DeWitt.
Preceding Dennis in death were his parents.
A Service of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 17 at Schultz Funeral Home in DeWitt. The Rev. Peter Hoft will officiate with burial at Elmwood Cemetery in DeWitt.
Pallbearers will be Roger Kaufman, Justin Molumby, Jeff Cook, Barry VanBlaricom, Zachary Beuthien and Al Roseland.
Condolences may be expressed, and a photo tribute viewed at schultzfuneralhomes.com.