Dennis Dale Nelson, age 68, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at Ascension All Saints Hospital in Racine. He was born December 9, 1955,in Racine,  the son of James and Jewell (Nee: Phetteplace) Nelson.  Dennis was a life long resident of Racine graduated from Washington Park High School. After high school, he was employed for 44 years as a Machinist for Michael’s Machine. Outside of work , Dennis was known to his family as a “computer geek”, always willing and ready to fix whatever electronics anyone in the family needed work on. He was a talented musician, who enjoyed listening to HAM radio.  He will be deeply missed by his parents, Jim and Jewell Nelson, three brothers, Tim (Sue), Jeff (Des) of Panama City, Florida and Bill (Deb) of Racine, two sisters, Peg (Dave, Milwaukee and Cathy, Racine. He will also be missed by his God-daughter, Candie Nelson-Loppnow, ten nieces and nephews, 15 great nieces and nephews, as well as aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. Dennis is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents. Otto and Carrie Nelson, and maternal grandparents, Paul and Katherine Phetteplace. Per Dennis’s wishes private services and burial were held.