Obit: Culton, Dean Karl #2 (1938 - 2008)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Culton, Deegan, Nelson, Scheel, Bjerke

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 29, 2008

Culton, Dean Karl (7 February 1938 - 27 October 2008)

Dean Culton, 70, of Neillsville died Monday, October 27, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Dean Karl Culton was born February 7, 1938, in Whitewater. He worked as a machinist at the foundry in Whitewater and at Whitewater Manufacturing. He was united in marriage to Jeanette Deegan June 27, 1959, in Whitewater. They moved to Greenwood in 1970, where Dean worked as a foreman at Land-O-Lakes. They moved back to Whitewater in 1978, and Dean again worked for Whitewater Manufacturing. Later, he drove truck for Hawthorne-Melody hauling milk. In 1987, they moved to Neillsville, and Dean worked as a foreman at Barr’s Animal Foods in Greenwood until is retirement.

Dean enjoyed gambling, fishing, hunting, goose hunting with his dog, Kaiser, and four-wheeling with his best friend, Vern.

He is survived by two sons, Anthony (Joan) Culton of Neillsville and Alan (Kim Nelson) Culton of Neillsville; one daughter, Sherry Scheel of Neillsville; five grandchildren, Tory, Danny, Brandi, Brian and Jasmine; and three great-grandchildren, Danessa, Emma and K’Lynn.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette, in September of 2004.

A Memorial Graveside Service for Dean will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 30, 2008, at the Columbia Cemetery in Neillsville, Wis. (Town of Hewett, Clark County). Pastor Douglas Bjerke will officiate.

The Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, is assisting Dean’s family with funeral arrangements.



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