In Memoriam: Donald “Donnie” L. Dean


Donald “Donnie” L. Dean  passed away at home in  Canyon Lake on May 12, 2017 at age 71, after a five-year battle with lung cancer.  Donnie was born in Joplin, Missouri, July 6, 1945.

Donnie was a truck driver (ABF Teamsters) and served in the U.S. Army in Korea (Specialist 4th Class Surveyor).

Donnie and his wife Casey moved to Canyon Lake in 2002. He was a member of the Canyon Lake Family Golf  Club along with his brother David. He served on several POA committees, including the Community Patrol Committee. He loved golf, fishing and beer, not necessarily in that order. He will be missed on the golf course.

Donnie was preceded in death by his wife Casey and younger brothers Bob and Richie. He is survived by his twin brother David; brother Mike; children Eric and Danielle; grandchildren Gavin, Desabell “Peanuts”, Destiny and Brendon.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 10, at 2 p.m. at Canyon Lake Country Club.