Dennis “Denny” Keith Walstrom,73 of Detroit Lakes, MN passed away surrounded by family on October 27th, 2021 in Mesa, AZ.  Denny was born on March 31, 1948 in Detroit Lakes, MN to the late Archie and Venda Walstrom. Denny married Patricia on August 29, 1970 and were married for 51 years.   Denny and Patricia enjoyed being “snowbirds” the last 12 years, spending their summers in Detroit Lakes, MN and winters in Mesa, AZ.  Denny loved his summer home on Island Lake because it brought family together.  Family always came first to Denny. Over the years, Denny worked in Sales which was his passion. Denny enjoyed his coffee time with his family, happy hour, hunting, camping, fishing, pontooning, bison football games and anything that included family.   Most of all he enjoyed spending everyday with the love of his life “Patricia”. Denny is survived by his wife Patricia Walstrom of Detroit Lakes, MN, Daughter: Shauna (Bruce) Wischnak of West Fargo, ND, Son: (Jeremy Walstrom) of Moorhead, MN, Brothers: Jeff (Tammy) Walstrom, Dave (Marilyn) Walstrom, Sisters: Lois Stabnow, Ruth (Bruce) Halverson, Sister-in-law: Denett Walstrom,  Brother-in-Law: Mike (Nancy) Peterson, and many nieces and nephews. Dennis was preceded in death by parents: Archie and Venda Walstrom, Brother Mark Walstrom, Father-in-law Joe Peterson and Mother-in-law Viola Peterson. The family welcomes donations as an expression of sympathy instead of flowers.

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  1. Jeremy and family, our deepest condolences in the passing of Denny. We will be thinking about you all and you have our prayers. Take care, Mike and Diana Day

  2. Rick and I always had so much fun with the Walstrom Family. Enjoyed many times at Charlie”s with Denny and Pat. Our Sympathy’s are with you. So very sorry for your loss.

  3. Our sincere condolences Jeremy and family. Loni and I have thoroughly enjoyed good times with you and have lots of memories. Great times at the lake and in AZ.

  4. Dear Jeremy and family, I’m so sorry to learn about your dad. I know from many years ago how you valued your relationship with your dad. He was taken so young. My heart goes out you. My deepest condolences to you all. You will all be in my prayers. Sincerely, Jane Butler

  5. Many of us who were privileged to go through school in Detroit Lakes with Dennis and graduate as his classmates in 1966 remember him as one of the most affable chaps in the building! Life inevitably has its ups and downs, but Dennis evinced an ability to bounce back from adversity and be a blessing to many other souls. May he rest in peace and his memory live on among his loved ones.

  6. Our sincere condolences to Pat, Shauna and Jeremy. We are very sorry for the loss of Denny and will be keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. We will remember Denny for being a good entrepreneur & salesman, and for being a kind man who was very dedicated to his family. – The Altepeter Family

  7. I never met Mr. Walstrom but I have seen his traits of hard work, trust and loyalty in his son Jeremy. Working alongside Jeremy for many years, you knew he was raised the right way. They say an apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, so I assume the Son is a replica of the Dad. Our sympathy goes out to JW and the entire family. Kim and I will keep you all in our prayers in the days ahead. Lyn and Kim Goldston

  8. Pat Shauna – Jeremy
    So very sorry to hear about Dennis… hugs to you all! Have great memories of days in Moorhead at the rink – school and the grocery store ( especially the seafood)
    Becky and Mark Lommen

  9. Pat, Jeremy & Shauna,we are so saddened to hear of the loss of Denny,We have so many lake and pontoon memories,such fun times spent with all of you!Denny will be dearly missed, Lots of love, Adam & Linda Neppl ❤️

  10. Jeremy and family
    We are so sorry to hear that your Dad passed away. Our thoughts and our prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  11. Jeremy and Family,

    I’m sorry for your loss and keeping you in my prayers. Denny impacted you in many ways and his impact/memories will always be with you. So sorry for the pain you are going through.

  12. RIP Denny. We will miss your great personality and friendship 😢 You always made our days brighter when we would have our visits and happy drinks with you and Pat. We are really going to miss you. JoAnn and Steve #956 at Viewpoint

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