A prayer service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at the St. Paul’s Church in Sauk Centre.
Dean was born June 29, 1955, to Irene and Glen “Bob” Blank. He married Mary Gardner on Jan. 16, 1993. Dean was an avid gun enthusiast and hunter. He worked construction running equipment. He enjoyed his family, friends, and his dog Daisy.
Survivors include his wife Mary, step children Mike and Joe Gardner, sister Glennis Blonigen, brothers Dale (Pam), Dann (Beryl), Dennis (Sandy), and eight nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Glen and Irene Blank.