Dean Panzer - Lincoln KS
10/14/1930 - 9/19/2020
Dean Ray Panzer, 89, was called home by his heavenly Father on Saturday, September 19,
2020 in Lincoln, KS. He was born October 14, 1930, in Lincoln County to Herman and May
Left to celebrate Dean’s life are his daughters, MeriLynn McBride (Rick) of Lincoln, Kimberly
Garrett (Mike) of Hutchinson, KS, Tamara Yaple (Don Lamb) of Salina, Lori Frederking
(Thomas) of Plainville, KS, Teresa Berthelson (Bob) of Lincoln, and Kristi Whitney (Michael)
of Olathe, KS; son, Michael Panzer (Jennifer) of Abilene, KS; 19 grandchildren and 11 great
grandchildren; and sister, Barbara Roberts-Turnbull of Shawnee, KS. He was preceded in death
by his parents; wife, Delores; infant daughter, Kelli; and brother, Keith Panzer.
Dean served in the US Navy as an Aircraft Mechanic aboard the USS Valley Forge
from1950.to 1954. After serving in the Navy, Dean returned to Lincoln where he became a
lifelong farmer. Dean was a lifetime member of the Lincoln VFW Post 7928. He actively served
in the Vesper Men’s Club, the Lincoln County 4 H, and the St Patrick’s Catholic Church of
Lincoln. Dean enjoyed playing cards, hunting, K-State Football, and family.
Visitation: 1-6 p.m., Thursday, September 24, 2020 with a rosary service at 6 p.m., family will
be present 5-6 p.m. at Parsons Funeral Home – Hall Chapel, Lincoln.
Funeral mass: 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 25, 2020 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with
burial following in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Lincoln.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lincoln County 4-H, St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, or
Lincoln VFW Post 7928, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home – Hall Chapel, 111 E. Elm St., Lincoln, KS