Obituary: Joseph O. Dean Jr.
Joseph O. Dean Jr., 80, of Rhinelander died at his home Wednesday, June 12, 2013. He was born in Richmond, Va., July 21, 1932, to Joseph O. Dean Sr., MD, and Amy Howell Dean. He is survived by his wife, JoAnne Blanch Seiter Dean, of Heartland Healthcare Center, Henry, Ill.; their four children, Joseph O. “Mike” Dean III (Joan) of Roseville, Calif., Scott E. Dean (Mary) of Panama City, Fla., Martin S. Dean (Kathy) of Richmond, Va., and Gayle M. C. Dean Gatz (Mike) of Chillicothe, Ill.; a sister, Evelyn Spies (Bill) of Rockville, Md.; a brother, Willard Dean, of Glorieta, NM; and 10 grandchildren. During and after medical school, he was subject to the armed services doctor draft and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Public Health Service. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 22, at 5 p.m. at Carlson Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Christopher Hucker officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Joseph O. and JoAnne S. Dean Scholarship Fund, Nicolet College Foundation, P.O. Box 518, Rhinelander, WI 54501. (Carlson Funeral Home)