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Dennis C. Reardon

Dennis C. Reardon, age 73, of Waverly, died Monday, July 30, 2007 at the Cokato Manor.

He was born Nov. 17, 1933 in Marysville Township, Wright County, the son of Charles T. and Adelaide M. Claessens Reardon.

Dennis honorably served his country in the US Army.

He was joined in holy marriage with Rosemary Loebertmann June 8, 1957, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. God blessed their marriage with five children.

Dennis was formerly employed as a machinist for many years.

He was a faithful member of the Church of St. Mary in Waverly and belonged to the Knights of Columbus Council 1556 and the Charles Claessen American Legion Post 305.

He was a former Waverly city councilman, a past Waverly city clerk, a long-time Waverly volunteer fireman, and was also active in the Waverly Booster Club.

Dennis enjoyed fishing, the Minnesota Twins, baking, making jam, gardening, jigsaw puzzles, and watching westerns.

He is survived by his loving wife, Rosemary Reardon; children Patricia (Ray) Munson of Howard Lake, Barbara (Mark) Gleason of Shorewood, Daniel (Denise) Reardon of Cokato, and Nancy (Stephen) Engel of Mounds View; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Robert Reardon of St. Paul, Jeanne Painschab, Joe (Mary) Reardon, and Harold Reardon, all of Waverly, Ankie Ostman of Duluth, Mary (Don) Klingelhoets, and Berni Reardon, all of Waverly; and many other relatives and friends.

Dennis was preceded in death by a son, Charles Thomas “Chuck” Reardon; a sister, Teresa Zeleny (Joseph); and parents, Charles T. and Adelaide Reardon.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Thursday, Aug. 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of St. Mary in Waverly, with Father Timothy Cloutier as the celebrant. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Visitation was Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted from 4 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., and continued Thursday for one hour prior to the Mass at the church.

Casket bearers were Sam Gleason, Bill Munson, Paul Reardon, Pete Reardon, Ted Painschab, and Jerry Decker.

Memorials are suggested to St. Mary’s East Window Restoration Fund.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family.

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