member of the VFW, the Wesley American Legion, the Knights of Columbus Council 952, and St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona. He and Toot raised seven children during their 70 years of marriage: Richard (Delores) Lickteig of Wesley, Anita (Dave) Campbell of Saylorville, Mike (Shirley) Lickteig of Perry, Gene (Vicki) Lickteig of Urbandale, Coleen (Larry) Kollasch of Algona, Bud (Kathy) Lickteig of West Des Moines, and Carol (Dale) Plathe of Algona. Denny was also a wonderful Grandpa, and enjoyed spending time with his 23 grandchildren. They include: Pam (Keith) Hoffman, Joe (Jane) Lickteig, Larry (Jennifer) Lickteig, Dan (Patricia Vigil) Lickteig, Sara (Rob) Prehm, Jeff Gunnerson, Scott Gunnerson (Alissa), Mark Lickteig, Missy (Dave) Bower, Ryan Lickteig, Susan (John) Steingreaber, John (Michelle) Lickteig, Todd (Andrea) Kollasch, Brian (Sheila) Kollasch, Kevin Kollasch, Greg Kollasch (Holly), Pete (Whitney) Kollasch, Sherri Hanson, Sam (Kiala) Lickteig, Ben (Kelly) Lickteig, Zac (Meghanne) Lickteig, Lindsay (Wade) Bellon, Charlie (Alyssa) Plathe, plus 30 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Also left to mourn his loss are one brother, Jerry Lickteig; and sisters Edna Waldschmidt, Ann Buettner, Carmel Martin, and Shirley Hanley. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers Don, Urban and Jack.