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Dennis F Radle

Dennis F Radle

Dennis F. Radle, age 80 of Durand, died Saturday, April 2, 2022 at Advent Health in Durand.

Dennis was born March 23, 1942 in Berwyn, IL. He was the son of Lavear and Dorothy (Berger) Radle. He went to school in Grays Lake, IL and the joined the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. While in the Army, he served state side at Caribou, ME Army Base. Dennis became a professional truck driver, log truck, tour bus, put him behind the wheel and he would drive it! He also drove for the farmers in the Durand area. Most recently, Dennis was a school bus driver for Pape Bus Service in the Durand school district.

Dennis is survived by his wife of 45 years, Tina; five sons, Ron (Tammi) Motion of Loyal; Dennis (Lori) Radle Jr. of Largo, FL; Robert Radle of Round Lake Beach; Chance (Jenny) Radle of Eau Claire and Trevor Radle of Durand; one daughter, Dawn (John Skinner) Chizek of Great Bend, KS; 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, one brother, Larry (Myra) of Durand; two sisters, Diane Belitz of Grays Lake, IL and Terry Prior of Round Lake Beach, IL; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Gary in infancy.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Patti Blount

    I'm sorry to hear about the passing of Dennis. Sympathy to the family during this difficult time.

  2. Bonnie

    Such a hard loss. He was such a positive influence on our lives in this very short time we knew him. Every morning and every evening we enjoyed his smile and wave as we passed his bus. Heaven definitely gained an angel.

  3. Rick and Janine Endl

    Our sympathies for your loss.

  4. Sandy Wayne

    So sorry for your loss.

  5. Barb Gibson

    Sympathy to the Radle family.

  6. John and Judy Parr

    Our condolences with you all

  7. Rachel Rodrigue

    Our heartfelt condolences to the Radle family. Dennis drove my son's school bus and Logan looked forward to seeing him every day. They were always joking around, and Logan loved that Dennis knew about Pokemon. We so appreciated Dennis and knew that the kids were always in good hands with him.

  8. Scott and Lyndy

    Our sincere condolences to Tina and family and all the Radles.
    Dennis was such a great guy and he will be very missed❤️

  9. Levi Bechel

    I'm sorry for your loss I knew Dennis to be a very smart and kind man. He will be missed driving my bus

  10. Kathy Hutter-Messier

    Prayers and sympathy to the Radle Family

  11. Matthew Snyder

    My Sympathies to the Radle family!!
    I went to school with and worked with Chance at Econo Foods for a short time. I also used to stop by and see Dennis at his Sports Card Shop from time to time.

  12. Kelli

    Thoughts and prayers to you all. Keep the happy memories alive.

  13. Patty and John Wayne

    Our Heartfelt Sympathy goes out to you and your family.
    I have got to know Dennis over the past 4 years driving bus with him. He always had a smile and enjoyed the kids and celebrating holiday he was a good Santa.

  14. Kim and Lynette Wagenbach

    So very sorry to learn of Dennis. Will miss that big smile and laugh. May he rest in peace.

  15. Brindle Cheryl

    So very, very for your loss. My heart goes out to you Tina and your family. God bless

  16. Susan Pretzer-Surleta

    So sorry for your loss.

  17. Pam Setterlund

    So very sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.

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