US Navy


Dean Franklin Wittmus

May 27, 1933 ~ February 17, 2018 (age 84)

Dean Franklin Wittmus


May 27 1933  -  February 17 2018


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Was born in Spencer, Neb. May 27 1933 to Frank and Margaret (Nelson) Wittmus and graduated from Burke, South Dakota high school in 1952. Dean married Edith (Peggy) Ticknor on October 12, 1952 and shortly thereafter enlisted in the U.S. Navy for 4 years. In 1956 Dean entered barber school in Denver and upon completion bought a shop in Fort Lupton in 1959 and continued in business in the same location for 56 years before retiring in 2014. Survivors include his wife Peggy, sons, Rick (Denise) of Arizona; Terry (Jeri Ann) of Westminster; Scott of Ft. Lupton; Daughter, Sherrill (Craig) Simmonds of Broomfield; one sister, Evon Nolz of Fremont, Nebraska; one granddaughter, 6 grandsons and 5 great grandchildren.  


Visitation at Erlinger funeral home Fort Lupton 6 to 8 p.m. Friday the 23rd.

Celebration of life at VFW Fort Lupton 1 to 5p.m. Sat. the 24th.

Burial at Fort Logan Denver

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