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Franklin “Dean” Deemer, 76, of Quasqueton, IA. Died Thursday, July 29, 2021, at the ABCM Rehabilitation Center East Campus in Independence, IA.
Dean was born on November 8, 1944, in Mount Ayr, IA the son of Frank J. and Pauline B. (Willey) Deemer.
He was a 1964 graduate of the Grand Valley High School in Kellerton, IA. Following his graduation, he attended a Trade School in Omaha, NE. On January 8, 2012, he married Wanda Lou Kress in Quasqueton, IA where the couple made their home.
Dean loved farming and enjoyed square dancing and playing cards with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda, a son; Gary (Tina) Deemer, three stepchildren; Dean (Teresa) Kress, Tom (Rhonda) Kress and Melinda (James) Mormann. Two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Dean was preceded in death by his parents, a brother in infancy, and a sister, Beverly Gillespie.
Memorial services were held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, August 1, 2021 at the Reiff Family Center in Independence. Committal services was held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 2, 2021, at the Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr.  Burial was in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Mount Ayr.

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