Dennis T. Rooyakkers of Keshena, formerly Kaukauna, age 63 passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital of Green Bay. He was born March 7th, 1955 in Appleton to the late George A. Rooyakkers and Audrey (Van Dyn Hoven) Rooyakkers. On June 25th 1975 he was united in marriage to Susan K. Miller at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Little Chute and together they celebrated 43 loving years.
He was employed as an agent with Northwestern Mutual Life for over 39 years. Dennis was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and time spent with family and friends.
He will be sadly missed by his wife Sue and two children: Ryan (Hope), Eric (DeeAnn Zacharias) seven grandchildren: Sierra, Byron, Blake, Kaylee, Colton, Finley, and David. His three brothers and two sisters: Linda (Warren) Schneider, Diane (Budford) Gadow, Paul (Tammi), Alan (Julie) and Joe. Sisters and brothers-in-law: Linda (Larry) Mitchell, James (Sally Miller), Peggy (William) Hannen, Vickey (Rob Martzahl) Miller, Jan Vosters, Mary (Rene) Petit, Margie (Kurt Meyer) Bartles, Tom (Julie) Miller, Karla (Scott) Paulan, Kim (Ben) Charles; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Dennis was preceded in death by his son Bret Rooyakkers; parents, George and Audrey; father-in-law, Jerome Miller; brother-in-law and wife, Terry and Linda Miller.
A life Celebration for Dennis will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 1000 Islands Environmental Center, 1000 Beaulieu Ct., Kaukauna. Friends may call at the Environmental Center from 2:00 p.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you make a donation to a cancer fund of your choice. Boettcher Family Funeral Home, Kaukauna is assisting the family.