Dennis C. Toeben, age 69, of Freeport, died  Nov. 11, 2020, after a battle with cancer at the CentraCare Hospital in Melrose. 

A private graveside service will be Saturday, Nov.  21, at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Freeport.

Dennis Clarence Toeben was born Sept. 21, 1951, in St. Cloud to Joseph and Dolores (Heinen) Toeben. He graduated from Melrose High School in 1969. Dennis joined the United States Army and served two tours during the Vietnam War. He married Michele Scherping Jan. 28, 1989. Dennis was a well known house painter for over 40 years. He volunteered his time with Faith in Action, Salvation Army in St. Cloud and Lutheran Social Services delivering meals to those in need. Dennis enjoyed gardening, woodworking and baking.

Survivors include his son, Joe (April) Toeben of Albany; grandchildren Amelia and Harrison Toeben; brother and sisters Marvin (Linda) Toeben of St. Cloud, Sandra (Chuck) Merden of Avon, Vonnie (John) Botz of St. Cloud, Nona Welsh of Alexandria and Marlys (Al) Stocker of Albany.

Dennis was preceded in death by his wife, Michele Toeben, on March 8, 2003; parents; and brother-in-law Lee Welsh.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral and Cremation Services of Freeport.