Oregon, WI/Dennis E. Lien, age 57, of Oregon passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.
He was born on August 16, 1959 in Stoughton to his parents Ole and Elaine (Legler) Lien. Dennis graduated from Belleville High School in 1977. He worked on the family farm. Dennis then worked seal coating asphalt and then went on to drive truck for the Oregon Farm Center, Dane County Highway Department, Gabbei Meats, Mandt Trucking and Excavating, and Goodwill.
Dennis was united in marriage to Cindy Roberts in 1991 and the couple later divorced after nineteen years. He was an accomplished racquetball player and also enjoyed tennis. Dennis also enjoyed the History Channel and various documentary and informational TV programs and was a Packer and Badger fan.
Dennis is survived by his daughter Kayla Lien of Eagan, MN, siblings; Gary (Jody) Lien, Brooklyn, Diane (Greg) Dennis, Mt. Horeb, Nancy (Jim) Gerry, Verona, Ronald (Bonnie Keyes) Lien, Brooklyn, Lois (Larry) Janssens, Monroe, and Tammy (Marty) Pulver, Brooklyn, and former wife Cindy Roberts, Oregon. He is further survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents Ole and Elaine and a brother Andy.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the First United Church of Christ, 130 E. Church St., Belleville, WI with the Rev. Heide Walker Hackman officiating with burial in Sunset Memory Gardens, Madison. Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the Becker-Beal Funeral Home, 109 Greenway Cross, Belleville, WI.
An online memorial with guestbook is available at www.bealfuneralhomes.com