Dennis Mac Wilson, 74, of Cozad passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022 at Cozad Community Hospital.

Dennis was born July 24, 1947 at Minden to John and Nellie (Pentecost) Wilson.

On Aug. 4, 1966, he married Suzanne McDowell at Kearney. Their union was blessed with two children, Charles and Denise. Their young family resided in Kearney then shortly after moved to the Nebraska Turkey Ranch south of Gibbon.

They moved to Cozad in 1970 and Dennis went to work at Monroe Auto Equipment Company. He retired from there after 41 years of service.

In 1975, they moved to Gothenburg where they raised their children and then settled in Cozad in 1989.

Dennis loved his family deeply; his grandchildren were everything to him. He attended all of their activities and sporting events. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially when his grandchildren went with him.

Dennis was a kind hearted loving and generous person. He will be missed by many.

Survivors include his wife, Suzanne of Cozad; son, Chuck (Aresia) Wilson of Gothenburg; daughter, Denise (Todd) Blede of Lincoln; grandchildren, Andrew (Rachel) Wilson, Justin (Katie) Wilson, Kristina (Jake) Wolf, Waltavious Allen, RoLyntra Allen, TyVandric Allen, Corbin (Adie) Blede, Lincoln Blede and Chloe Blede (Kris; her Fiance); eight great grandchildren; brothers, John (Arlene) Wilson and Harvey Wilson, both of Cozad; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Bonnie, Margie, Erma, Josephine, and Verna; and brothers, Kenneth and Jerome.

Cremation was chosen. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Jan. 13 at 2:30 p.m. at the Berryman Funeral Home Chapel in Cozad with Pastor Susan Sukraw officiating. Inurnment will be at Cozad Cemetery. Those wishing to sign the memorial book may do so on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Berryman Funeral Home, where family will also be present.

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