Dean D. Milke
Dean D. Milke, 88, of Beatrice died at the Beatrice Community Hospital on Monday, January 20, 2020. He was born January 15, 1932 at Beatrice. He married Hazel L. Erixson on June 28, 1970 in Beatrice. He was a master welder and worked for Tote Systems in Beatrice for 48 years. He was a former member of the Salvation Army and now was a member of the Nazarene Church where he taught Sunday School as well as teaching a Sunday School class at B.S.D.C. He enjoyed gardening, raising roses and his dog “Speedy”.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel of Beatrice; three sons, Jerry Lee (Beverly) Kreuzberg of OR, Larry Kruezberg of Omaha and Tim Milke of Beatrice; two daughters, Toni Baete and fiancé Jason Goodwin of Beatrice and Terri Brady of Lincoln; nine grandchildren; many great-grand-children and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Olga Kennedy Milke; daughter, Brenda Martin; son-in-law, Maurice Baete, Jr. and brother, Dale Milke.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation. The body has been cremated. A memorial has been established to the family's choice. www.foxfuneralhome.net Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements.
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