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Dean Seely Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho
Dean Seely

   Dean Hansen Seely 85, passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015 at his home near St. Anthony from natural causes.

Dean was born Dec. 25, 1929 in St. Anthony, Idaho the son of Ferry Randolph and Oneta Hansen Seely. He grew up on a farm in the Twin Groves area and attended school in St. Anthony. , Utah State university and received a Bachelors Degree at BYU.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Germany. He was honorably discharged in April of l955.

He married Leila “Lee” June Sorensen, on June 17, 1955 in the Manti Utah LDS Temple. Dean was a farmer in the Twin Groves area, he started teaching in California and served as the Principal at Parker School, was a teacher in the St. Anthony Junior High School. He owned a hotel in West Yellowstone Mt. where he also rented out snowmobiles for the winter. He also enjoyed riding his four wheeler around the farm. Dean also had is Pilot License. They lived in Provo, Ut.; California, West Yellowstone , MT. and Idaho. He has been a active member of the LDS Church.

He is survived by his wife Lee of Twin Groves,Id.; Children - Scott Ferrell (Susan) Seely, Logan, Ut.; Bryce Glen (Connie) Seely, Royal City, Washington, JoLinda (Cornell) Hansen, Rexburg, Id.; and Robert Boyd (Jill) Seely, Twin Groves, ID.; He has three Siblings - Sylvan (Gail) Seely, Rexburg, Id.; Donna Bright Linford, Bountiful, UT.; and Clyde (Linda) Seely, West Yellowstone Mt.; 13 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren, Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two sons - Richard Dean Seely and Bradford Lee Seely.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Dec. 23.2015 at l:00 p.m. in the St. Anthony Idaho LDS Stake Center with Bishop Wade Geisler of the Twin Groves first ward officiating. Friends may call at the Church Wednesday from 11:30- until 12:45 just prior to the services. Burial will be in the Parker Cemetery where Military Rites will be preformed by the St. Anthony V.F.W. and American Legion.


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