Dennis Lee Braunesreither
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Dennis Lee Braunesreither, age 60, of Deadwood, South Dakota died on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Funeral services are 11:00 AM, on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton, South Dakota with Reverend Dani Jo Ninke officiating.  Burial will be in the Braunesreither Cemetery in rural Utica, South Dakota.  Visitation is one hour prior to the funeral at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home.

Pallbearers are LeRoy Singer, Allan Braunesreither, Kent Braunesreither and Greg Klein

Dennis was born November 29, 1954 in Yankton, South Dakota to Virgil and Beverly (Gleich) Braunesreither.  He attended grade school in Utica and then graduated from Yankton High School.  He worked for Kolberg Pioneer, then Welfl Construction before moving to Omaha in 1979.  Dennis worked as a union iron worker for several years then started his own construction company, Braun and Sons.  In 2002, Dennis moved to Spearfish where he continued his construction business.  Dennis was a hard worker and loved his job.  He also loved shooting black powder muzzle loaders, but above all, he adored his grandchildren.

Dennis is survived by one son, Joel (Kyli) Braunesreither of Lead, SD; four grandchildren: Bianca, Richard, Camyrn and Levi Braunesreither; and one sister, Debora (Gary) Swensen of Yankton.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents; son, Richard Braunesreither; and an uncle, Roy Braunesreither.

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our thoughts and prayers to Dennis's family. We have lot's of fond memories of Dennis over the years . He will be missed greatly.

Jeff & Lori Novak

Dennis was an awesome person. Loyal and fair. He treated people like he liked to be treated. He will be greatly missed. I feel lucky and blessed to have known him. My thoughts and prayers are with Joel and the family. I pray for a speedy trip to heaven for Dennis. He will be a welcome and talented soul to sit at the right hand of the Father.

Bob Forcucci

Dennis was a man with a heart of gold. During my husbands last months he was always there to support him . He loved his family and grandchildren more than life itself. My heart goes out to Joel and Kyli and family.

Betty Morris


I'm so sorry to read of Dennis' passing. I remember his jovial nature when he was a student at Huber #44 country school where I taught for three years. Those were the good old days. I will keep you all in my prayers.

Clarita Varilek

Sorry to hear about Dennis. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

Clif & Lindy Williams

Dennis was a man you could count on ,both on and off the job site He was a great friend . I will miss him in many ways

Ray Breeden

Sorry to hear about Dennis. We were good friends in high school. Have a lot of good memories of our times together.

Rod McCloud

It was always a joy for him to stop by and visit me and my mother. When he was in town he made a point to stop which people rarely do these days. He will be missed and my mother was very saddened by his loss.

Randy and Betty Gleich

Debora & Gary Sorry to hear about your brother Dennis, I remember him from our days at Martinus Lutheran, our deepest sympathy.

Lynn & Nancy Petersen

I was so sorry to hear of Dennis passing, he was a Wonderful man, and a caring man, may you find comfort in your cherished memories. In thought and Prayer of him .

Jerry Delozier

Such a loss for everyone,He was such a pleasure to be around and to talk to.He will be greatly missed.God bless you Dennis and your family.

Terry & Jean Turner

Dennis was a member of the Muzzle Loaders of the Black Hills, I got to visit with Dennis a couple of times, he enjoyed attending our monthly shoots. Deepest condolences from the Muzzle Loaders of the Black Hills.

Rocky Schmelz

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