Dennis L. Bath, 67, of Sparta, died Saturday, November 7, 2020, at Madison VA Hospital. He was born on October 18, 1953 in Winona, MN to Edward and Sylvia “Nina” (Christensen) Bath. He grew up in Winona and moved to North Bend, WI. He graduated from Melrose High School.
Dennis served in the US Army during the Vietnam Conflict and was honorably discharged. He worked at D&S Manufacturing in Black River Falls and the Tomah VA for 30 years. He married Gwendolyn Mallard and they later divorced.
Dennis enjoyed darts and outdoor activities. He was a member of the American Legion Post 100 in Sparta.
Dennis is survived by his son, Spencer (Lisa) Bath of Mauston; fiancé, Cheryl Hodge of Sparta; grandchildren, Kaylee, Gage, and Sylvia Bath, Zander James-Bath, and Bryton and Izzy Nelson; siblings, Nancy Brady, Sandy Johnson, Rodney (Sally) Buxrud, and Judy Medema; and former daughter-in-law, Jennifer Schaub of Sparta.
He was preceded in death by his parents; several brothers; and several infant grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 noon, on Friday, November 13, at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Reverend Michael Postell officiating. Following the service, Military Honors will be rendered by VFW Post 2112 and American Legion Post 100.
Visitation for Dennis will be at the funeral home on Friday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services.
The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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