Dylan William Mentele was born May 7, 1998 in Mitchell, SD to Kelly and Melissa (Zahrndt) Mentele. Dylan grew up in Alexandria and graduated from Hanson High School in 2016. Dylan was active in high school sports playing football, baseball and 4-H. Dylan brought a smile to whoever he was with and touched so many lives. He loved spending time with family and friends. Dylan loved driving his pickup around, hunting and fishing with family and friends. He worked for Alexandria Locker while in high school and currently was working at Bartscher Concrete.
Dylan was a member of St. Mary of Mercy Catholic Church where he was an altar server.
He is survived by his parents, one brother, Brandon, one sister, Haliee Mentele all of Alexandria, SD; grandparents, Paul and Colleen Mentele of Alexandria, SD, Donna Zahrndt, Salem, SD, great-grandmother, Juanita Kirby of Mitchell, SD; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Fred Zahrndt and Richard Kirby, great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers, Vincent and Bernice Mentele and Mike and Marie Steinmetz.