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Earl "Dean" Whitfield


Earl “Dean” Whitfield of Bellevue, Nebraska was born in Humboldt, Nebraska to Verne and Hellen (Mayer) Whitfield. He was raised on a farm northeast of Humboldt and attended Bratton Union Consolidated School.  Dean graduated from Bratton Union High School with the class of 1953. He was united in marriage to Betty Lewis at The Christian Church in Humboldt.  To this union two sons, Dennis and Doug were born.

Dean passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at his home in Bellevue, Nebraska.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Don and Ted Whitfield and a sister LaVerne “Perk” Kreglo. 

Dean is survived by his loving wife Betty Whitfield of Bellevue, sons: Dennis (Cyndi) Whitfield of Bellevue, Doug (Dana) Whitfield of Bellevue; grandchildren: Kyle (Ashley) Whitfield of Omaha, Tracy Whitfield of Broomfield, CO, Dean (Morgan) Whitfield of Omaha, Danny Whitfield of Bellevue; a brother Larry “Butch” (Rita) Whitfield of Bellevue, brother-in-law Alan Kreglo of Kansas City, MO; sister-in-law Verna Whitfield of Omaha and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Private Family Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at The Wherry Mortuary in Humboldt, Nebraska with Alan Kreglo officiating.

Interment was at the Pleasant View Cemetery in rural Humboldt.

Memorial contributions may be given to family to be designated later.

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Services entrusted to Wherry Mortuary- 207 Nemaha ST.-Humboldt, Nebraska 68376 (402) 862-2915



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Humboldt, NE 68376

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