Washington Evening Journal
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Dean DeWolf, 82, of Washington, died Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at Keota Health Care Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at Beatty Funeral Home with Pastor Darren Brown officiating. The service will be available via livestream on the Beatty Peterseim Funeral Page. Following the service, his body will be cremated and interred at a later date in the Sandy Hook Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at the funeral home, where the family will greet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. A memorial has been established for St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Dean was born March 20, 1939, in Brighton, Iowa, the son of Harold and Vera (Hesseltine) DeWolf. He graduated from Brighton High School and was united in marriage to Sandra K. Griffin in 1959 in Washington. Dean worked as a truck driver for Iowa Bridge and Culvert and Peterson Contracting Inc. He enjoyed fishing, deer hunting and riding his bike.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra of Washington; children, Bill (Sue) DeWolf of Mount Pleasant and Jennifer (Duane) Miller of Crawfordsville; eight grandchildren, Skyler, Savannah, Dalton, Eric, Jordan, Jeremy, JD and Austin; four great-grandchildren, Lawson, Quint, Brynn and Kinsley; one brother, Gary (Helen) DeWolf of Washington; two sisters, Linda (Frank) Glandon of Oskaloosa and Connie (Richard) Humston of Washington; and his special companion, Buddy.
Preceding Dean in death were his parents; his daughter, Sherry Dietrich; one brother, Donald DeWolf; sister, Betty Hootman; and his nephew, Doug DeWolf.