Dennis M. Yost, “Yostie”, age 75, of Waubeka, town of Fredonia, Wisconsin passed away peacefully at home Saturday, May 7, 2022 after a lengthy battle.
He was born in Port Washington, WI on October 24, 1946; son of Andrew and Loretta Bode Yost. Dennis graduated from Port Washington High School, class of 1964.
On June 12, 1982, Dennis married Sally Ann Pawlak of Ironwood, MI at their home in Waubeka.
As a young man, Dennis took a job as a mail carrier with the United States Post Office in Port, later promoted to Branch Supervisor, retiring in 2002 after 36 years.
He was an independent insurance agent for over 25 years under Yost Insurance and representing the Catholic Order of Foresters.
Dennis was known for his quick wit, big heart and tons of fun. He had the ability to love every child. He loved his family, sports and helping kids. He was an umpire for local youth and community baseball for many years, providing structure and knowledge for the love of the game. He made many lifelong friends from behind the plate. Dennis served as an assistant football coach for Ozaukee High School and was instrumental in the establishment of the athletic program at St. Peter of Alcantara Parish, now St. John XXIII Parish in Port Washington.
He was an ardent fan of sports, especially his Green Bay Packers. Dennis had been a member of the Port Washington and the Fredonia Lions Clubs over the years. He and his wife enjoyed travel and time spent with family and friends.
Dennis is survived by his wife Sally, his sons Kyle (Casey) Yost of Howards Grove and Jason (Trish) Yost of Plymouth; his step-children Lynn (Jeff) Klemp and Gregory (Therese) DuCharme, both of West Bend, 11 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, his sisters Kay (Daryl) Schreiner of Saukville and Linda (Dale “Salty”) Nault of Port Washington, his brother Richard (Ebbie) Yost of Papillion, NB, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents and step-daughter Heidi Ducharme.
“We will miss you Grandpa!”
No services will be held.
Memorials to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital (www.stjude.org) appreciated.
Poole Funeral Home / Crematory, Port Washington, Wisconsin assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262-284-4431.
Dennis & Sally were our neighbors for almost 40 years….they were the best! It saddens us to think he won’t be with us any more. He’s in a much better place…..in the arms of Jesus. One day we’ll see you again my friend!
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