Dennis Zlomke

(Jan. 24, 1947 - Oct. 4, 2019)


Dennis Zlomke passed away Oct. 4, 2019, at the Wyoming Retirement Center in Basin. Dennis, the firstborn child of Alice and Vern Zlomke, was born Jan. 24, 1947. He grew up in the little railroad towns of Wyoming.

Dennis graduated from Upton High School and played varsity football at Chadron College. In 1966, he enlisted in the Army and served in Company B, 4th Battalion of the American Division, 3rd Infantry in Vietnam.

He worked around Powell for many years and was involved in Right to Life and the Knights of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife Joy; children Jim and Jean of Nevada, Lori and David Fierro of Colorado, Annie Zlomke and Tammy Ganer of Colorado, Rob and Regina of Iowa, Tim and Natalia of Texas, and David and Jennifer of Texas; brothers Darrell, Mike, and Leland; sister Pat Holso; 15 grandchildren and five great-granddaughters.

A rosary will be cited for him Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at 6 p.m., in St. Barbara’s Catholic Church of Powell. Mass of Christian burial will be offered Oct. 9, 2019, at 10 a.m., also at St. Barbara’s Catholic Church. Burial with military honors at Crown Hill Cemetery will follow the Mass. The family requests donations be made to Serenity.