Dennis Bethke

Obituary of Dennis Bethke

Dennis "Hoss" Bethke passed away at home on December 31, 2021, at the age of 72. Dennis wasborn February 10, 1949, the only child of Robert and Bethel (Beyersdorf) Bethke. He married Alice Jane on September 30, 1967. In their 39 years of marriage, they shared their passion for riding motorcycles, classic cars, music, and traveling. After Alice passed away, he met and spent his remaining years with girlfriend Kathy Villareal. Dennis is survived by two sons, Bob and Jay (Jackie) Bethke and a daughter, MJ (Jason) Williams. In addition, he was blessed with 9 grandchildren, Robert, Amy, Amber, James, Amanda, Natalie, Kandi, Andrew, and Jacob; 6 great-grandchildren; an aunt, Donna McKibbin; an uncle, Doran Bethke; and many cousins and close friends. He was predeceased by his son James Bethke, and daughter, Kandy Bethke. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 1:30 pm, at Fresh Start Ministries, 690 S. Campbell Rd., West Branch, MI 48661. To sign online guestbook, visit
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1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday, January 8, 2022
Fresh Start Ministries
690 S. Campbell Road
West Branch, Michigan, United States
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