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Dennis M. Flauaus

Mr. Dennis Melvin Flauaus of Nashville, departed this life at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. He had attained the age of 63 years, 5 months and 27 days.

Mr. Flauaus was born on August 14, 1953 in Belleville, the son of Joseph and Vernell Flauaus. He was united in marriage to Shelia Dintelmann on June 17, 1978 in Fayetteville, and she survives his passing.

Dennis worked as a maintenance technician for Continental Tire in Mt. Vernon for many years. He was of the Catholic faith and was a member of the UMWA Local #2295. Dennis was a loyal St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues fan and an avid porch sitter.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Shelia Flauaus of Nashville; two children, Molly Flauaus and fiancé Kurt Shouse of McHenry, and Zachary Flauaus of St. Louis; mother, Vernell Flauaus; brother, Donald Flauaus and wife Virginia; sister, Dorothy Lickenbrock and husband Larry; father-in-law, Eugene H. Dintelmann; sister-in-law, Karen Miller and husband David; brother-in-law, Ron Dintelmann and wife Sandra; nieces and nephews, Brad Flauaus, Amy Flauaus, Cheryl Mank, Brian Lickenbrock, Dustin Miller, Kerry Davis, Matt Dintelmann, Melissa Wright, Dr. David Niebruegge and Dr. Josh Niebruegge; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Flauaus and his mother-in-law, Helen Dintelmann.

Per the wishes of Dennis and his family, cremation will be performed and a celebration of life service will be held at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11:30 A.M. with Fr. Andy Knopik officiating.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, on Friday from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M. and on Saturday from 8 A.M. until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Washington County Partner for Pets, Bill Waeltz Scholarship Fund at Austin Community College or the American Heart Association and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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