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Dean Beemer

July 19, 1930 March 22, 2018
Dean  Beemer
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Obituary for Dean Beemer

Graveside Memorial Services for Hudson Dean Beemer, age 87, who went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, March 22, 2018, will be held Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the Washington Cemetery in Gravity, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the Bedford Golf Course. Arrangement for Mr. Beemer were entrusted to the Cummings Family Funeral Home. Memories and Condolences may be shared with the family at under Obituaries.

Hudson Dean Beemer was born July 19, 1930 on a farm in Taylor County, Iowa. He was the first of two sons born to Hudson Dewey Beemer and Mary Ellen (Garrett) Beemer. Dean went to grade school at Chenoworth country school, junior high and one year of high school in Prescott and the last three years of high school in Gravity. Dean's main interest in school was all sports. Dean graduated from Gravity high school in 1948. Dean married Elverta Shafar and to this union five children, Pam, Dennie, Randy, Deana, and James, were born.

Dean was around farming most of his life. This included the John Deere implement dealership in Bedford and also sale barns in both the Bedford and Gravity area. Dean also belonged to many organizations through the years. These included, Mayor of Gravity, The Gravity Fire Department, President of the Bedford Country Club and President of the Taylor County Fair. Dean and Elverta also enjoyed owning and operating an antique store in Bedford for many years.

Dean enjoyed bowling and golfing through the years but most of all he enjoyed watching his kids and grandkids participate in their activities. In later years Dean also enjoyed spending time with his dog Smax.

Dean is preceded in death by his parents Hudson and Mary and a grandson Dave Calfee.

He is survived by children; Pam (Ron) Calfee, Dennie (Joy) Beemer, Randy (Vicky) Beemer, Deana (Bob) Hand, and James (Shannon) Beemer; grandchildren; Todd (Cherie) Calfee, Tyler (Megan) Calfee, Noel (Jim) Thompson, Brannen (Lisa) Beemer, Kolby (Rhonda) Beemer, Korey (Keenan) Beemer, Kandy (Ryan) Thomas, Taylor (David) Buhman, Ryan Hand, Brooke Hand, Fallyn Beemer, Jett Beemer and Alex Bean; great-grandchildren Trevor Calfee, Callie Jo Calfee, Tripp Calfee, Tate Calfee, Turner Calfee, Zackary Thompson, Kylee Beemer, McKynna Beemer, Kashlyn Beemer, Kinley Beemer, Chase Beemer, Chance Beemer, Klaire Beemer, Kassidy Beemer, Hudson Beemer, Leighton Beemer, Beau Beemer, Korbin Beemer, Collins Thomas, Rhett Thomas and Alexa Buhman; a brother Dick Beemer along with many other family and friends.

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Graveside Memorial Service




3:00 PM 3/28/2018 3:00:00 PM - 3:15 PM 3/28/2018 3:15:00 PM
Washington Cemetery

Gravity, IA

Washington Cemetery
Gravity IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Washington Cemetery Final Resting Place

Gravity, IA

Gravity IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

The Bedford Golf Course


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