Dean E. Ferrin, 82, of Blackfoot, passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Dean was born Jan. 1, 1931 in Burley to Alta J Lyons and Clovis Ferrin. He was raised in Burley and graduated from Burley High School. He lived in California, Washington, Soda Springs, Pocatello, and the past 55 years in Blackfoot.
He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps from August 1950 to August of 1954 in Korea.
On Nov. 7, 1953 Dean married Betty Sibbett in Soda Springs. Their marriage was solemnized April 28, 1967 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.
Dean worked as pipefitter. He was a member for 57 years of the Plumber and Pipefitters Union Local 648. In his free time he enjoyed woodworking and traveling.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in the Blackfoot 14th Ward in numerous church callings.
Dean is survived by his wife, Betty of Blackfoot; son, Earl Gene (Kristine) Ferrin of Blackfoot; daughters, Sally S. (Jerry) Hickman of Chubbuck and Shirley A. (Richard) Hicks of Blackfoot; brothers, Lloyd and LaVell Ferrin; sister, Darla Rust; grandchildren, Thaddeus, Sara, Cole, Chelsey, Rochelle and Matthew; and nine great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and daughter-in-law, JoAnn.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 at the Blackfoot South Stake Center, 900 Riverton Road in Blackfoot. Family will meet with friends and relatives from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot and for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will follow at the Grove City Cemetery.
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