Dean A. Esterly, 73, Scottsbluff

Dean A. Esterly, 73, of Scottsbluff, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at his home.

His funeral service will be held Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel in Scottsbluff with Pastor Paul Maunu officiating. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff.

Friends may visit from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel. Tributes of sympathy may be left at

Dean was born April 24, 1940, at Ainsworth, Nebraska to Charles and Vera Esterly. He graduated from Scottsbluff High School, Class of 1958. He was a retired carpenter and cabinetmaker. His hobbies included restoring antique cars, gardening, and woodworking.

Survivors include his wife Patsy Esterly; sons, Dale (Kristine) Esterly of Estes Park, Colorado and Rick (Candace) Crouch of Scottsbluff; daughters, Karen (Fred) Marshall of Phoenix, Arizona, Christine Satur of Scottsbluff, and Renee (Raymond) Boggess of Gillette, Wyoming; sister, Sharri Esterly of Gering; ten grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Dean was preceded in death by his parents; his late wife, Della; and three brothers, Kenneth, Don and John.

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