Dewey Hemba

October 3, 1953 - September 9, 2023
Krause Funeral Home Brookfield
21600 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53072
Saturday 10/21, 12:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Krause Funeral Home Brookfield
21600 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53072
Saturday 10/21, 4:00 pm

In lieu of flowers the family family kindly requests donations to your

local food pantry, ELCA Be Still Ministries contact

and Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Dewey Lee Hemba of Hartland, age 69, tragically lost his life in a motorcycle accident on September 9, 2023, while traveling in South Dakota. He was strong of purpose, steady of mind and gentle of heart, and will be forever missed by those who knew him. Dewey was born on October 3, 1953, to KennethContinue Reading

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Pam Dorner left a message on December 14, 2023:
So sad to hear this news. One of the sweetest people I’ve had the pleasure to work with. The world will surely miss his infectious smile. My heartfelt condolences to his family.
Vicki Risinger West left a message on November 11, 2023:
My deepest condolences. Dewey was a class ahead of me at McKinney High School, McKinney, Texas but in the same class as my late husband, Gary West.
Cathy Helgeson left a message on October 23, 2023:
Thanks to the virtual service we learned more about Dewey than aGregg and I knew from sharing a love of motorcycles. There were many facets to his life but one thing I could always tell, he was a special man and he and Carie shared a special bond. Ride in peace, Dewey.
Brian Lund left a message on October 21, 2023:
I'm so sorry to hear about Dewey's passing. I wish I could have made the service but a health issue didn't allow me. Carrie, you and your family are in my prayers. I hope to run into you around Hartland. If you see me in my powerchair stop me and say hello.
Pete and Sara Smith left a message on October 21, 2023:
May the Lord hold you in His hands and comfort you during these trying times.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Margie F Groh left a message on October 21, 2023:
Thoughts of Dewey just make me smile... a big teddy bear of a guy, always ready with a hug. I was so happy for my friend, Carey, when she married him. Then Dewey became my friend too. Dewey & Carie were such a perfect pair! They had so many fun adventures together. Their holiday gatherings were the best, especially with Dewey's special chili! My thoughts are with the entire Hemba clan, as well as the Bronsons. I know Dewey is smiling over all of you. Carie, if you ever need anything, just call!
Fred Groth left a message on October 21, 2023:
Carie Bronson RE: Memories of Dewey Hemba Carie: Very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and family. The wonderful memories with Dewey will hopefully get you and family through this. I wanted you to know what Dewey met to me. Dewey was a great engineer who always dedicated his talents to his profession and GRAEF. Dewey brought valuable experience especially in the parking area. I very much enjoyed working with GRAEF on several projects together. His knowledge and leadership at GRAEF were very valuable. And as a Principal, Dewey brought so much value in his leadership as our firm was growing and expanding. Dewey was a great mentor to me and others at GRAEF. He would always make time to sit down and review a field situation and how we should proceed with solving the issue. Dewey will be missed by me, GRAEF and so many other clients that valued his experience and leadership. Sincerely, Frederick W. Groth, PE, SE Principal at GRAEF
Rich Bub left a message on October 21, 2023:
I have known Dewey throughout his 40 year career at GRAEF. We were not only colleagues but friends. We would get together weekly for lunch with a group, and after retiring we would get together every other week, just to shoot the bill and share some laughs. I am deeply sorry for your loss and will miss Dewey deeply as time goes on. There will always be a chair reserved for Dewey at our lunches.
Dan Merkel left a message on October 20, 2023:
I heard the news about Dewey's untimely passing. Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. He was a wonderful, caring man, and he has certainly made a positive impact the lives of so many people. I've included a picture Dewey showing how to lift a downed bike when he was KMC's safety officer. I know that this is a very difficult time for you Carie. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Janet Secrest left a message on October 19, 2023:
I am so sorry to hear of Dewey’s passing. Dewey was my cousin. His father and my mother, Norma, were siblings. The last time I saw him we were probably ten years old. It sounds like he had a happy, fulfilled life. My sister and I live in Hilton Head Island, SC. Just yesterday I saw a post from a Hemba who was visiting here from Mississippi. I’m sure she is also related. Again, so sorry for your loss.
Gary & Barb Bronson left a message on October 16, 2023:
Dewey was a special person in our lives and family. He had a wonderful smile and personality and we will miss him so very much. We have so many special memories that we will cherish forever. Our hearts are saddened by his passing and wish comfort and peace for Carie, Ken and Chris and their families now and in the days ahead. Hugs and Lots of Love Uncle Gary and Aunt Barb Bronson
Dorothy Moore left a message on October 13, 2023:
One of my fondest memories of Dewey was his chili. Only the strongest stomachs could handle the Texas heat. We have fond memories of Christmases here and at his home. Carrie and Dewey always made everyone feel welcome. He will be missed by all.
Krause Funeral Home & Cremation Services left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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