Dennis L. Gorecki, 79, De Pere, WI, died peacefully in his sleep Friday, October 9th, at The Jack and Engrid Meng Residence at Unity Hospice, in De Pere, WI, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born April 7th, 1941, in Wausau, the son of the late Leonard and Myrtle (Olds) Gorecki.
Dennis graduated from Mosinee High School and was very active in sports. He loved to play and watch all sports, especially golf, baseball, and football.
In early February of 1959, Dennis enlisted in the Navy Reserves. He served his active duty on the destroyer USS Fred T Berry DDE 858, as Yeoman 3rd class and made many lifelong friends. After his honorable discharge from the Navy, Dennis met his future wife, Sandra, when he was working as a police officer on the Rothschild Police Force. He married Sandra A. Schneck on August 22nd, 1965, in Wausau, WI. Where they started their family and had two daughters. Soon after, they moved from Rothschild to Green Bay, where he worked as the VP/General Manager with JJ Security,...