Dennis Zobrist

Highland |

Dennis L. "Zip" Zobrist, age 80 of Highland, IL, died Monday, February 19, 2024, at his residence in Highland, IL.

He was born on Friday, January 21, 1944, in Highland, IL, the son of Hebert and Leona (nee Ahring) Zobrist.

On Saturday, April 24, 1965, he married Barbara C. Korte at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Pierron, Illinois, who survives.

He was a member of Marine Sportsmen's Club, Brick Layers Union and Knights of Columbus #1580, Highland, IL.

Dennis was born in Highland, IL and grew up in Marine, IL. He graduated from Triad High School in 1962. "Zip" worked for Bellm Freight, Poettker Construction, Korte Construction, Becker Brick Worker, and the major part of his life for his company Zobrist Brick Work, for over 40 years. In retirement he worked for his son at D & M Services. He was active in fast pitch softball, bowling, fishing, hunting and stock car racing. He drove at Highland Speedway car #500 and after he was done driving his favorite car was #21. He also enjoyed his turtle farm in the backyard. He was a loyal Chicago Cubs fan. And above all he enjoyed time spent with his grand and great grand kids.

Survivors include Survivors:
Wife - Barbara C. Zobrist, nee Korte, Highland, IL
Son - Mark D. (Dawn) Zobrist, Highland, IL
Son - Darren W. (Tracey) Zobrist, Highland, IL
Daughter - Kristi M. (Husband Mark Voigt) Osborn, Marine, IL
Son - William L. (Melissa J.) Zobrist, Highland, IL
Daughter - Kelly L. (Don) Becker, Marine, IL
Grandchild - Tiffany N. (Michael) Luis, Highland, IL
Grandchild - Kelsey D. (Colin) Duft, Prairie Village, KS
Grandchild - Jessica J. (Tyler) Klostermann, Highland, IL
Grandchild - Madison M. (Special Friend Dusty Gilomen) Zobrist, Saint Jacob, IL
Grandchild - Allison P. (Special Friend Isaac Satterwhite) Zobrist, Atlanta, GA
Grandchild - Danielle M. (Special Friend Zach Frost) Zobrist, Highland, IL
Grandchild - Kourtney R. (Special Friend Noah Moss) Zobrist, Troy, IL
Grandchild - Danny C. Osborn, Murfreesboro, TN
Grandchild - Christian D. Osborn, Marine, IL
Grandchild - Donny D. (Special Friend Phoebe Feldmann) Becker, Marine, IL
Grandchild - Kenzie L. Becker, Marine, IL
Great Grandchild - Melrose J. Duft, Prairie Village, KS
Great Grandchild - Addi G. Luis, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild - Brayden J. Klostermann, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild - Beckett S. Duft, Prairie Village, KS
Great Grandchild - Macy J. Klostermann, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild - Rory Zip Duft, Prairie Village, KS
Brother - Terry W. (Jeannette) Zobrist, Highland, IL
Brother - Rodney R. (Roxanne) Zobrist, Troy, IL
Sister-In-Law - Geraldine Zobrist, nee Willie, Troy, IL

He was preceded in death by:
Father - Herbert J. Zobrist - Died 12/28/1991
Mother - Leona A. Zobrist, nee Ahring - Died 2/25/2003
Brother - Duane E. Zobrist - Died 9/18/2020
Sister-In-Law - Deborah Zobrist, nee Whitlow - Died 4/08/2000

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, February 23, 2024, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL and from 8:00 AM to 9:45 AM on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL, with Rev. Fr. Pat G. Jakel, Pastor, St. Paul Catholic Church, officiating.

Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

Obit Provided By:
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home

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