Dennis G. Hickey, age 83, of Mauston died on Thursday July 4, 2019 at the Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. Dennis was born in New Albion, NY on November 30, 1935 to Elton and Wilma (Simpson) Hickey. Dennis graduated from Kensington High School in Buffalo, NY in 1953 and later attended UCLA in California for 2 years.
Dennis was united in marriage to Maureen E. Quinlan on September 29, 1956 at St. James Catholic Church in Buffalo, NY. To this Union 3 sons were born, Patrick, Dennis Guy Jr., and AL.
Dennis was in the Collision Repair Industry all his life, owning body shops in California, New Mexico, and Wisconsin.
He also worked as a Train Engineer for the Pennsylvania, New York Central, Santa Fe, and Badger Ordnance Railroads.
He had a passion for high performance cars and speed. He enjoyed watching all forms of motor sports whether it be NASCAR, Sprint Car, Indy or Drag Racing. Dennis was a fifty-year member of the Juneau County Moose Lodge 1913.
Dennis is survived by his wife Maureen of Mauston, Sons Pat Hickey (Kim) of New Lisbon and Al Hickey of Mauston, Grandson and pride and joy, Michael Hickey of New Lisbon, Sister Marilyn Taylor of Victoriaville, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents, and son Dennis Guy Hickey Jr.
Memorial services will be held at 6:00p.m. on Wednesday July 10, 2019 at the Moose Family Center and Lodge 1913 located at 601 Colfax St. in Mauston, WI. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation at the Moose Lodge on Wednesday from 3:00p.m. until the 6:00p.m. time of service. The Hare Funeral Home is assisting the family with services. Online condolences are available at www.harefuneralhome.com
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