Dean C. Fassler, 81, died on July 15, 2009 in Boulder, Colo., following a lengthy illness.
Dean was born March 13, 1928 in Spencer, to Fred and Dolva Fritz Fassler.
After graduating from Aurelia High School, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and served in Hawaii.
Dean married Rita Primus in Cherokee, in 1950. The family moved to Boulder, Colo. in 1968, and he retired from the US Postal Service as a supervisor in 1983. Dean played baseball on military and semi-pro teams, and also enjoyed basketball and golf.
Dean was preceded in death by his wife, Rita and daughter, Karla. He is survived by his daughters Kris, Karen and Kathy. Dean has two granddaughters, Amanda and Kate.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at Sacred Heart of Mary Cemetery, 6739 South Boulder Rd, Boulder, CO today at 1 pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties, 2594 Trailridge Drive East, Lafayette, CO 80026.