Dennis E. Rylander

July 13th, 1951 to October 19th, 2022

Dennis Edward Rylander, 71, of Burtchville, died Wednesday, October 19, 2022.

He was born July 13, 1951 in Port Huron to the late Edward and Bernice Rylander. He married Janet M. Nicolai on June 2, 1979 in St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Clair.

Dennis graduated from Port Huron High School and was employed with Farmer Jack Grocery Store for over 40 years. He was a member of Knights of Columbus, Council #8274. He volunteered to manage the community bingo at Indian Trails mobile park. He was a member of St. Edward on the Lake Catholic Church where he volunteered as a grounds keeper and also served as a funeral luncheon coordinator.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Janet; sister, Darlene (Richard) Schoot; brothers, William (Shelley) Rylander, and Michael (Nicole) Rylander, niece Ashley Denby and his loving canine companion Princess. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Richard Rylander and Arthur Rylander.

Visitation will be held Sunday, October 23, 2022 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Pollock-Randall Funeral Home with a Rosary recited at 6 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 24, 2022 at St. Edward on the Lake Catholic Church with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. The Rev. Lee Acervo will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Residential Home Health and Residential Hospice of Lapeer. To send condolences, visit

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