Monday, April 12th, 2010
W. Dean Leland
W. Dean Leland, 80, Coldwater, died at 4:22 p.m. April 10, 2010, at his home.
He was born April 6, 1930, in Aurora, Ill. to Wesley and Julia James Leland. He married Nancy Hodges, who survives in Coldwater.
Also surviving are three sons, Craig (Susan) Leland, Greenville, Mark (Sharon) Leland, La Quinta, Calif., and Brian Leland, Dayton; and eight grandchildren.
He retired from the former White/New Idea plant in Coldwater, where he worked as a territory manager, branch sales manager and a regional sales manager. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a Korean War veteran. He was a member of the Coldwater Eagles #3025 and the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater, the Rev. Richard Walling officiating. Burial will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Hospice, Coldwater.