Bernard E. Deans, 90, of Lakewood, Colo., passed away of natural causes in Golden, Colo. Memorial services will be held in the spring/summer at Nebraska Veterans Cemetery in Alliance.
Bernard was born May 3, 1927, to Henry and Emma Deans of Chadron. He was active in farming, ranching, real estate brokerage, building and developing homes and commercial buildings. For many years, owner and operator of Lariat Liquor Store.
He is survived by wife, Maxine of Lakewood Colo., and children Mike Deans of Englewood, Colo., Dan Deans of Montrose, Donna Hespe of Grand Island, Julie Cole of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Tom Deans of Colorado Springs, Colo., stepchildren Beverly Sullivan of Birmingham, Linda Baker of Arvada, and Larry Joe Blanford (deceased). Also, survived by a large family of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be dearly missed.