Norton– Dean Shearer, 89, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at his home in Norton, KS.
Dean was born on October 4, 1933, in Almena, KS, the son of Vernon and Rosie (Taylor) Shearer. On November 27, 1955, he married Nellie L. Gill in Norton, KS. Dean was a United States Navy Veteran serving from October 11, 1951, to October 3, 1955, when he was honorably discharged.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Nellie, four brothers, Dale, Gerald, Arnold and Eldon Shearer and two sisters, Doris Linden and Dorothy Morford.
Dean is survived by a daughter, Dalene Juenemann and husband Jerry of Olathe; a son, Doug Shearer and wife Monnie of Hays; two brothers, Lonnie Shearer and wife Pat of Almena, Roger Shearer of Logan; a special friend, Iris Smith; ten grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be announced at a later date. Memorials may be given to Hospice Services of Norton County, and sent in care of All Faiths Funeral Chapel, 113 S. Madison St., Smith Center, KS 66967.