Dennis K. Musel, 74, of Belle Plaine, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Belle Plaine Specialty Care. Services are at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, at Hrabak-Neuhaus Funeral Service with Deacon Joe Behounek officiating. Burial will take place at Rector Cemetery in Chelsea. Visitation
is from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 30, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences can be sent to the family at
Dennis was born Feb. 27, 1944, to Vernon and Dorothy (Stoeker) Musel, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He attended St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Chelsea. Following school, Dennis worked for Dick’s Tree Service and John Deere in Grinnell. In 1961, Dennis married Patsy Goodman at St. Joseph’s Church in Chelsea. The couple was blessed with four children. Dennis went to work for Funk’s Seed in Belle Plaine for several years until retirement. After retirement, he continued to mow yards and cemeteries.
Dennis loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, trapping and gardening. In his later years, you could find him at the casino or watching old westerns.
He is survived by his children, Kevin Musel of Woodward, Mark (Terri Ann) Musel of Columbia, Tenn., Kelly (Dean) Hinschberger of Belle Plaine and Matt (Brandi) Musel of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Lance, Micah, Ryllie (Skyler), Shayla and Skyler and great-grandchildren, Grayson and Kaiden.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gary Musel.