Dennis R. Steen, age 73 of Hardy, AR passed away at his home on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 with his family at his bed side.

Dennis was born November 13, 1943 in North Dakota, the son of Thurlow and Esther (Dennis) Steen of Emerald, WI.

He served with U.S. Marine Corps. 

Dennis married Carol Johnson on September 12, 1982 at the United Methodist Church in Emerald, WI. 

Before moving to Hardy, AR, Dennis drove semi for Armstrong Trucking and Dasher out of Cumberland trucking livestock. Dennis owned and operated restaurants with his wife Carol in Wisconsin, before moving to Hardy and purchasing Carol’s Lake View Restaurant in Cherokee Village.

Dennis is preceded in death by his parents, wife Carol and brother  Louis.

Dennis is survived by son Patrick and wife Toni of Cherokee, AR; granddaughter Sadie Steen of North Field, MN; brother and sisters  Thurlow Lawrence Steen of South Dakota, Esther Mae (Bob) Parkins of Mead, NE and Eliza (John) Larson of Glenwood City, WI. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Dennis will be sadly missed by family and friends.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the Untied Methodist Church in Emerald, WI with Reverend Jan Beutin officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery Emerald, WI with Military honors. Friends may call at the Anderson Funeral Home in Glenwood City, WI on Wednesday October 4, 2017 from 4 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church. Arrangements were made by the Wortham Funeral Home and Cremation in Highland, AR and the Anderson Funeral Home of Glenwood City, WI. The family ask in lieu of flowers donations be made to the American Cancer Society.