Dean Fidler

February 11, 1960
April 7, 2024

Dean E. Fidler, 64, De Pere, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2024.  He was born on February 11, 1960, in Two Rivers to the late Clarence and Helen (Mleziva) Fidler.

Dean worked as a Master Electrician for 40 years and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 158.  He worked for many different contractors over the years and retired in 2022.

Outside of work, Dean was an avid hunter, especially bear hunting.  He also enjoyed deer hunting and fishing as well.  Dean took great pride in his backyard and it was a special place for the wildlife to come and enjoy their birdseed of choice.

He is survived by his brother, Dale (Diane) Fidler; sister, Lori (Larry) Buchholz; nephews, Adam (Sarah) and their son, Jackson; Jacob (Alyssa); special friends, Dick and Laurie Lambert; and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., on Thursday, April 11, 2024, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Parish wake service 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 3425 Willow Rd., from 9:00 to 10:45 a.m. Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. Friday at the church with Dean’s cousin, Rev. Mark Mleziva officiating.  Online condolences may be expressed at

A special thank you to Froedtert Medical Center in Milwaukee, Holy Family Hospital in Manitowoc and the Manitowoc Health and Rehab Center for their care and compassion shown to Dean.

Dean was blessed with a case worker from Conifer Health, Leslie Bates.  Leslie was a guardian angel that helped Dean navigate the medical system.  We are grateful for Leslie’s expertise and assistance.

April 11, 2024
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Proko-Wall Funeral Home [map]
April 12, 2024
9:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Prince of Peace Church [map]
Funeral Mass
April 12, 2024
11:00 a.m.
Prince of Peace Church [map]

Alex Bahrke is serving the family.