Dean was born Dec. 18, 1927, to Sylvester and Jennie Nielsen in Magna, Utah. He was one of seven children.
He is survived by sons Dennis (Gloria) and Darrell; brother Grant; many grandchildren and step-grandchildren.
Funeral services are planned for Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at the Myers Mortuary in Roy, Utah, 5865 S. 1900 West. Funeral will begin at 11 a.m., with a viewing from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Salt Lake City Cemetery, 200 “N” Street, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Send condolences to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.