Dennis D. Kattau

March 29, 1959 – Jan. 2, 2023


Dennis D. Kattau, age 63, was born March 29, 1959, to Dewayne F. and Olga F. (Vetrovsky) Kattau in Crete, and passed away Jan. 2, 2023, in Lincoln.

He grew up in the Kramer area and attended St. Johns Parochial School and graduated from Crete High School in 1977. Upon graduating, he started farming and also worked for Wanek’s Furniture Store in the delivery department and later for Jay’s Oil driving tanker trucks. For almost 25 years, he was employed for Lancaster County as a heavy equipment operator from which he retired. 

Dennis farmed throughout his life. He enjoyed hunting, playing Fuchs and having a beer with his friends and was known to have a good sense of humor. He was very involved with the Kramer Community Hall and was always willing to help his family and many friends. He was a life-long member of St. John Lutheran Church in Kramer.

He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents, Henry and Albie Vetrovsky and Fred and Katie Kattau and aunts and uncles.

He is survived by his mother, Olga, and step-father, Fred Weidner; siblings, Denise and Frank Slama, Debra and Tom Ourada and Doug Kattau; nieces and nephews, Vicky Slama, Charles and Codi Slama, Eric and Blythe Dewey, Jackie Ourada, Jace Ourada and Madison Kattau and many great-nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends.

The funeral service was Jan. 5  at St. John Lutheran Church in Kramer with burial at the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the church or Kramer Community Hall. Arrangements by Kuncl Funeral Home.