Dennis James Wilcox, 51, of Imlay City and formerly of Marlette, passed away June 24, 2021 tragically and unexpectedly on his Harley Davidson. He was born August 24, 1969 in Deckerville, the son of Donald and Melva Wilcox. He worked for many years as a truck driver and recently for Cass Valley Co-Op in Marlette. He was formerly a volunteer fireman for Marlette and Argyle Fire Departments. Dennis married “his person” Kris Jahn on April 3, 2021 in Rochester. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed deer hunting and fishing on the Black River. He enjoyed camping with his family at Onaway and Forester Park. Dennis was an avid card player, playing euchre, rummy and spoons. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Kris of Imlay City; loving children, Sirenia Wilcox of Cass City, Noël Wilcox of Cass City, Colton Wilcox of Hazel Park and Connor Everden, his bonus son of Hazel Park; beloved stepchildren, Tara Jahn of Warren and Erica Jahn of Warren; loving grandchildren who knew him as “Papa,” Savanna Rolston, Bentley Rolston and Maverick Gruber; and step-grandchildren, Breyden Jahn, Emma Kryzaniwskyj, Kennedy Koivula, Cora Ausmus and Terryn Jahn. Also surviving are his siblings, Donna Brinkman of Houghton Lake, Patricia Mater of Ubly, Margie (Glenn) Cook of Port Huron and Donald (Lisa) Wilcox of Peck; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings Bill and Clarence Wilcox and Loretta Matthews.

A visitation was held on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at Muir Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, 2650 South VanDyke, Imlay City, MI 48444.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Dennis’s name to the Marlette Fire Department.

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