Dean E. Wexell, 87, of Galva, died Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Courtyard Estates of Galva. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 17th, at the Galva Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services. Rev. Martin Gutzmer will officiate. Burial will be in the Galva Cemetery with military services conducted by the Galva Fusiliers. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Dean Wexell Memorial Fund.
Dean Edwin Wexell was born February 3, 1933 in Cambridge Township, the son of Fred and Maude Amelia Anderson Wexell. He was educated in Galva and graduated from Galva High School in 1951. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War era. His marriage to Darlene Hodges took place on April 22, 1956 in Galesburg
He farmed in Cambridge Township all of his working life. Dean also was a driver for Mike Blade Trucking in Cambridge during the late 1970's and early 1980's. He was a member of the Hagberg-Hamlin American Legion Post No. 45 in Galva.
Those surviving are his wife, Darlene, Galva, a son and daughter-in-law, Duane and Connie Wexell, Cambridge, three grandsons, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. His parents, a son Eugene, three sisters, Rhoda, Vernice, and Pearl, and two brothers, Richard and Warren, preceded him in death.
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