Dean “Deaner” Sands, 78, of Waverly, Iowa passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 at his residence in Waverly, Iowa.
Dean Howard Sands was born on August 10, 1939, the son of Louis Theodore and Anna Mae (Evert) Sands in Delaware county. He graduated from Plainfield High School in 1957. On September 10, 1960, he was united in marriage to Kay A. Baird and they later divorced. Dean was employed at John Deere from January of 1959 until retiring March of 1989.
Deaner enjoyed fishing, gun collecting, hunting and camping.
Survivors are his children, son, Brock (Cathy) Sands of Waverly, Iowa; three daughters, Paula (Steve) Kaiser of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Darlene (Bob) Campbell of Janesville, Iowa and Rachelle Hahn (David Wolff) of Waverly, Iowa; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Larry (Lupe) Sands of Waverly, Iowa and Ron (Millie) Sands of Gresham, Oregon and brother-in-law, Veryl Groen of Waverly, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Connie Ingle and Bonnie Groen.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:30 am at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly, Iowa with Pastor Al Bidne officiating. Burial will follow in the Harlington cemetery in Waverly. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly. Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice of Waverly and online condolences for Dean Sands may be left at www.kaisercorson.com.
Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home of Waverly, Iowa is assisting the family with arrangements. 319-352-1187
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