Dean Allen Skare, 64 of Devils Lake, N.D., and formerly of rural Adams, N.D., passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at rural Fairdale, N.D.
Funeral services will be Monday, October 14, at 2 p.m. at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River, N.D.
Dean Allen Skare was born December 31, 1948 in Grafton, N.D., the son of the late Garlen and Virginia (Keitzman) Skare. He attended rural school at Dewey Township and graduated from Edmore High School in 1967. Dean served in the U.S. Army from 1970-1972. Upon his discharge he returned home and worked for various farmers. Dean lived and farmed his entire life at rural Fairdale. He enjoyed going to horse and cattle sales. He always enjoyed going horseback riding.
Dean is survived by three sisters and one brother; Lila (Larry) Lynne, Williston, N.D.; Ranae (Mark) Larson, West Fargo, N.D.; Verlane (Tom) Gray, Ann Arbor, Mich; Duane (Mary) Skare, Dayton, OH; nephews, Kris Johnson, Williston; Jon-Claude Larson, Grand Forks, N.D.; Garrett Skare, Dayton, OH; Paul Lynne, Phoenix, Ariz.; Aaron Lynne, The Woodlands, Tex.; nieces,Katie Almond, Fargo; Kristine Skare, Chicago, Ill., one great nephew and two great nieces, several cousins; his near and dear friend, Sam Boehmer, rural Fairdale.
He was preceded by his parents and his uncle, Alvin Skare.
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Tollefson Funeral Home, Park River, is in charge of arrangements.