Dean passed peacefully surrounded by his family at Red Cedar Canyon Living in Hudson, Wisconsin on August 8, 2019. Dean was born March 17, 1935 to Hilbert Waldemar and Ruth Johnson Waldemar in Henning, Minnesota. Dean attended Henning High School until moving to Minneapolis, Minnesota. He worked for Unisys for over 30 years. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James. Dean is survived by his wife, Rebecca of 58 years; children, Barbara (Carl) Colburn, James (Barbara) Waldemar, Teresa (Scott) leuma, and Nicole (Martin) Lienke; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and brother, Bud Waldemar. The funeral will be held at COMMON GROUND CHURCH, 10240 Stillwater Lane North, Lake Elmo, Minnesota on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. with funeral at 2 p.m. Light meal to follow. Pastor Wendell Wahlin will officiate.