Dennis W. Greischar 77, Graveside Service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, June 9, at Mount Hope Cemetery in St. James.

Dennis W. Greischar, 77, of Fairmont, passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center in Fairmont. Graveside Service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, June 9, at Mount Hope Cemetery in St. James. The Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Dennis Warren Greischar was born May 19, 1940 to Leonard and Alice (Ludvigson) Greischar in St. James. Growing up he attended school and graduated from St. James High School. Following graduation, Dennis enrolled at Mankato State University where he earned his Master’s Degree in Industrial Arts. Dennis then moved to Mason City, Iowa in 1962. Dennis taught Industrial Arts at North Iowa Community College, Newman Catholic School and the Mason City Community Schools. He was a faithful member of the St. James Lutheran Church in Mason City from 1962 until 2012. Dennis was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association, the River City Rifle and Pistol Club, as well as the Central States Gun Collectors Association. In his spare time he enjoyed photography, building CB radios, attending gun shows and going hunting and fishing.

Those left to cherish his memory include his nephews: Jeff Greischar and his wife, Susan and their children: Vana Anker, Laurel Greischar, Shauna Greischar; and David Greischar and his wife, Chris and their children: Jerod Greischar and Ross Greischar; Kim Greischar and her daughter, Lori Hanson; good friend, Tim Lichman and his wife, Laurie, and their son, Jared of Mason City, IA; other extended family and friends. Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Alice Greischar; brother, Gerald Greischar and his wife, Joyce; and nephew, Paul Greischar.