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Plains Edition Obituaries for 7-31-10

L. Dean Hanna, 79, of Stapleton died July 17, 2010, at his home.

He was born Sept. 14, 1930, to Kenneth Edward “Mike” Roe and Helen Mae (Stalnaker) Hanna in Stapleton, Neb. He grew up on a farm in Stapleton, and graduated from Stapleton High School in 1948.

He married June Barner in North Platte, on Dec. 8, 1950.

The couple lived in North Platte where Dean worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. They moved to Stapleton and bought the A&A Service Station and owned and operated it for 35 years. After retiring from the station, they moved to the ranch and raised cattle. The couple also ran the Bronco Bowl Bowling Alley.

He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, going to many of their events. He liked working with his cows, and loved to fix things.

He was a member of the Fair Board, the town board, and the Stapleton Rural Fire Department. He will be remembered for his laugh which could be heard all over town.

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Survivors include his sons, Buddy Dale (Karen) Hanna of Arthur and Rex (Jeana) Hanna of Stapleton; sister, Lynette Warner of Aurora, Colo.; daughter-in-law, Candy (Ben) Barbee of Stapleton; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, June on June 8, 2009; a son, Larry Dean; and sister, Ramona Ruby.

L. Dean Hanna, 79, of Stapleton died July 17, 2010, at his home.

He was born Sept. 14, 1930, to Kenneth Edward “Mike” Roe and Helen Mae (Stalnaker) Hanna in Stapleton, Neb. He grew up on a farm in Stapleton, and graduated from Stapleton High School in 1948.

He married June Barner in North Platte, on Dec. 8, 1950.

The couple lived in North Platte where Dean worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. They moved to Stapleton and bought the A&A Service Station and owned and operated it for 35 years. After retiring from the station, they moved to the ranch and raised cattle. The couple also ran the Bronco Bowl Bowling Alley.

He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, going to many of their events. He liked working with his cows, and loved to fix things.

He was a member of the Fair Board, the town board, and the Stapleton Rural Fire Department. He will be remembered for his laugh which could be heard all over town.

Survivors include his sons, Buddy Dale (Karen) Hanna of Arthur and Rex (Jeana) Hanna of Stapleton; sister, Lynette Warner of Aurora, Colo.; daughter-in-law, Candy (Ben) Barbee of Stapleton; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, June on June 8, 2009; a son, Larry Dean; and sister, Ramona Ruby.

L. Dean Hanna, 79, of Stapleton died July 17, 2010, at his home.

He was born Sept. 14, 1930, to Kenneth Edward “Mike” Roe and Helen Mae (Stalnaker) Hanna in Stapleton, Neb. He grew up on a farm in Stapleton, and graduated from Stapleton High School in 1948.

He married June Barner in North Platte, on Dec. 8, 1950.

The couple lived in North Platte where Dean worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. They moved to Stapleton and bought the A&A Service Station and owned and operated it for 35 years. After retiring from the station, they moved to the ranch and raised cattle. The couple also ran the Bronco Bowl Bowling Alley.

He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, going to many of their events. He liked working with his cows, and loved to fix things.

He was a member of the Fair Board, the town board, and the Stapleton Rural Fire Department. He will be remembered for his laugh which could be heard all over town.

Survivors include his sons, Buddy Dale (Karen) Hanna of Arthur and Rex (Jeana) Hanna of Stapleton; sister, Lynette Warner of Aurora, Colo.; daughter-in-law, Candy (Ben) Barbee of Stapleton; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, June on June 8, 2009; a son, Larry Dean; and sister, Ramona Ruby.

L. Dean Hanna, 79, of Stapleton died July 17, 2010, at his home.

He was born Sept. 14, 1930, to Kenneth Edward “Mike” Roe and Helen Mae (Stalnaker) Hanna in Stapleton, Neb. He grew up on a farm in Stapleton, and graduated from Stapleton High School in 1948.

He married June Barner in North Platte, on Dec. 8, 1950.

The couple lived in North Platte where Dean worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. They moved to Stapleton and bought the A&A Service Station and owned and operated it for 35 years. After retiring from the station, they moved to the ranch and raised cattle. The couple also ran the Bronco Bowl Bowling Alley.

He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, going to many of their events. He liked working with his cows, and loved to fix things.

He was a member of the Fair Board, the town board, and the Stapleton Rural Fire Department. He will be remembered for his laugh which could be heard all over town.

Survivors include his sons, Buddy Dale (Karen) Hanna of Arthur and Rex (Jeana) Hanna of Stapleton; sister, Lynette Warner of Aurora, Colo.; daughter-in-law, Candy (Ben) Barbee of Stapleton; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, June on June 8, 2009; a son, Larry Dean; and sister, Ramona Ruby.