January 27, 1934 - October 14, 2021
ADRIAN –Dean Ernest Spohr, age 87, of Adrian died unexpectedly at home Thursday evening, October 14, 2021. Dean was born on January 27, 1934, one of five children to Ernest and Hazel (Bushroe) Spohr in Tecumseh, MI. He graduated from Britton High School and played trombone in the school band. After graduating Dean went on to serve in the National Guard Signal Corps for seven years. On May 29, 1957, Dean married Shirley Ann Parker at her parent’s home in Hudson, MI. They have been blessed with over 64 years together and have created many wonderful memories during their life together. Dean was very talented and worked in many different roles throughout his life. After the National Guard, he went on to be a police officer in Tecumseh for two years, worked at Tecumseh Products and later drove truck at Merillat’s. Never one to sit still, Dean farmed for most of his life and was part owner of D & S Expediting. For many years Dean and Shirley were active members at Hudson Wesleyan Church. Family was important to Dean, and he treasured the time spent with his daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Camping was a favorite pastime and as the years went by the homemade camper transitioned into a luxury fifth-wheel camper that Shirley and Dean enjoyed at the local campgrounds. In addition to his wife, Shirley, Dean is survived by his daughters, Connie Ganun of Adrian, Debra (Pete) Hartman of Osseo, MI and Mary Ellen (Glen) Borrell of Pennsylvania; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and siblings, Dale Spohr and Wilda Haas. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Wanda Cavin and Lee Spohr; son-in-law, Gerald Ganun and granddaughter, Jolene Ganun. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Wagley Funeral Home in Adrian with Pastor Wes Rowan officiating. Burial will follow at Dover Center Cemetery in Dover Township. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.WagleyFuneralHomes.com.
ADRIAN –Dean Ernest Spohr, age 87, of Adrian died unexpectedly at home Thursday evening, October 14, 2021. Dean was born on January 27, 1934, one of five children to Ernest and Hazel (Bushroe) Spohr in Tecumseh, MI. He graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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