Dean P. Arbogast, 81, of Wayland, passed away at the University of Iowa Hospital on Friday, June 23, 2023. He will be cremated, and a graveside service will be held Saturday, July 1, 2023, at 2:00 PM at the Schrock Cemetery northwest of Wayland. Military honors will be provided by the American Legion Post #29 of Washington. A memorial fund has been established for Wayland Fire and Rescue. The Beatty Peterseim Funeral Home is assisting Dean’s family.
Dean Perry Arbogast, son of John and Ada (Turner) Arbogast was born November 29, 1941, in Washington County. He graduated from Wayland High School with the class of 1960. In high school, Dean played baseball and was manager for the Wayland High School basketball and football teams. Dean served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. After returning from the war, he worked at Maplecrest Turkey Farms in Wellman and was a long-time employee for Yoder and Sons, Inc. in Wayland. Dean enjoyed roller skating, bowling with his brothers in a bowling league, putting puzzles together, watching sports on TV, and spending time with family.
Survivors include three sisters: Elizabeth Troutman of Wayland, Mildred (Bill) Wilson of Ainsworth, Dorothy Jacob of Wellman; sister-in-law Fonda Arbogast of Mt. Pleasant; three brothers: Charles (Ruth) Arbogast, Johnie Arbogast, and Stanley (Shelly) Arbogast all of Washington, and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Dean in death were his parents, three brothers: Howard, Richard, and Edwin Arbogast, and a sister in infancy.