Dennis Lee Myher, 74, of Altoona, passed away peacefully at his home,
Monday, August 8, 2022 surrounded by loved ones. Dennis was born to
Maynard and Margaret Myher on March 4, 1948 in Black River Falls and
grew up in Merrillan, WI.
Dennis attended Lincoln High School and later married his high school
sweetheart, Marsha, on March 4, 1940. They had two sons, Troy and
Travis. Dennis worked at the Jackson County Iron Mine, owned Double T
convenient store where he was also a barber. In addition, he worked for
Hoffman Construction and finished his career working at Precision
Pipeline. In his retirement, Dennis enjoyed spending time with his family
Dennis always greeted everyone with a smile. He was a hardworking man who loved his family. He
loved sharing his passions – hunting, fishing, woodworking, collecting old gas station memorabilia and
restoring old cars – with his sons and grandchildren. He taught patience and integrity with all things in
life, and having tradition to the art of all your passions.
Dennis is survived by his wife of 52 years, Marsha; his sons, Troy (Sheri) and Travis (Sarah);
grandchildren, Peyton, Hunter, Gunner, and Brandon; great-grandson, Zayne; brother, David (Joyce);
and sister, Jeanne (Randy); as well as many nieces nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by
his mother, Margaret; his father, Maynard; and grandson, Cohl.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at the Merrillan United
Methodist Church with Pastor Jon McHann officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery.
Friends and family are invited for visitation from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 12, 2022 at
the Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home in Hixton and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday
at the church.
The Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home of Hixton is assisting the family with arrangements. On-line
condolences are available at www.jensenmodjeskifh.com.
Goodbyes are not forever, Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean we miss you until we meet