WO1 Dennis R. Fyksen was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 06/10/2005 at the age of 56.2
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Flight Classes 68-523 and 68-43
Date of Birth 03/30/1949
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 174 AHC in 69-70

More detail on this person: Dennis served in the U.S.Army as a helicopter pilot for the 174th AHC Vietnam.The Purple Heart and the Distinguished Flying Cross were among the honors he was awarded. Dennis attended college in Marquette, Michigan. He was a railroad conductor for the Chicago Nothwestern Railroad. Dennis was a member of the Disabled American Veterans. He was an avid golfer who taught his sons, brothers, and nephews how to respect the game.

He is survived by his wife, Jill Fyksen of Wisconsin Rapids; father George Fyksen of Sarasota, Fla; mother and stepfather, Arlita and Ken Frantz of Brookfield, Wis; two sons, Dennis (Jill) Fyksen Jr of Iverness, Fla. and Jason (Sek) Fysen of Sarasota, Fla.; one daughter, Tracey (Hugh) Harris of Rice Lake, Wis. and eight grandchildren.

Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Nekoosa, Wisconsin

From: Edward Hager

Burial information: Riverside Cemetery, Nekoosa, WI

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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