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“I am sorry to just learn of Dennis' passing. We had some great times together in Fort Wayne. Jim ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Jim levy - Fraternity brother

“So sorry to hear about your loss. Think of you often and know that he is in heaven comforted by God and watching over you all.. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Suzette - West Palm, FL - Friend

“So sorry to hear about your lose. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Suzette Hale (McDonnell) - FL

“Dennis, you will be forever missed. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Joanie Kristiansen

“You will be missed by us all very much, we love you dad. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Tim Lucas - Lostant, IL

“Dennis will be dearly missed by so many family , friends and his Lady (dog) My deepest sympathy to all Joyce ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: joyce milner - rockton, IL

“My deepest sympathies. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Stillwell

“I have so many wonderful memories of Dennis, especially when he and Dennis and Michelle lived near me in Marseilles in a beautiful two and a half...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Kent Terry - Marseilles, IL

“We share your comfort in knowing Dennis is no longer suffering. We send thoughts of sympathy and support to you as you begin your journey without...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Darlene and Dick Demerath - WI

“Words fall short of expressing my sorrow for your loss. Please accept my heartfelt condolences. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Francine Petrucci - Aurora, IL

“There are many things I will remember about Dennis... The first Interview I did with him several years ago, his wealth of expereance and love of...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Craig Anderson - rockford, IL

“All my prayers and sincere sympathies to give you strength to cope with the loss of our beloved Dennis. The void left behind by the loss will never...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: David H. Zavaleta La Paz, Bolivia


Dennis F. Berquist, 67, of Rockford passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in his residence. Dennis was born July 1, 1946, in Chicago, IL, son of Folke and Blanche (Mortenson) Berquist. He retired from EFTEC North America working in the Chrysler plant in Belvidere. Dennis loved being a pilot and flew whenever he got the chance.
Survivors include wife, Michele; daughter, Dena (Tim) Lucas; son, Eric Berquist; grandchildren, Tyler Lucas and Katelyn Lucas; sister, Diane (Kenneth) Smith; nephews, Aron Smith and Kevin Smith.
Predeceased by parents.
A Memorial Service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, in the chapel of Cremation Society of Illinois, 6825 Weaver Road, with visitation from 4:00 p.m. till time of service. Pastor Richard Wang will be officiating. Memorials may be directed to the family or Hospice Care of America, 3815 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61114.
Cremation Society of Illinois assisted the family.