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  • Brother Dean Andersen
    Posted On: Jul 19, 2021

    Brothers and Sisters,

    I am sorry to inform you that Brother Dean Andersen, retired member of Burlington System Division Lodge 1108, passed away on July 13th, 2021.


    U.S. Veteran  

    Dean G. Andersen, 72 of Mullen, NE, passed away on July 13, 2021, at home.  He was born on October 18, 1949, in Seneca to Dwayne & Nadene Andersen.  He grew up on a ranch near Seneca, NE and attended Thedford High School, graduating with the class of 1967. 

    On September 28, 1968, he entered the United States Army, serving in Vietnam as a wheel and track mechanic.  He was Honorably Discharged on June 1, 1971.  He joined the VFW in Seneca, on September 30, 1996.

    Dean worked as a truck driver for the Burlington Railroad for 32 years.  He retired on November 7, 2009.

    He had a passion for collecting guns, and coins.  He also enjoyed target practice, trap shooting, spending time at his family ranch, loading shells, and most of all spending time with family & friends.

    Dean is survived by his mother, Nadene, brothers Allen (Diane) Andersen of Thedford, Randy (Peg) Andersen of Thedford, Darrell (Patty Rae) Andersen of Halsey, Nieces and Nephews, Chad (Marcy), Travis & (Sheri), Shelly, Shelby, Riley (Miranda), Marci, (Travis) Terri (Joe), Kevin (Kim).  Friends, Donna Reynolds, Adrena Carr, Tanner Carr, Dalton Deidel, Chastity Fecht, Dawn Jessup, Dehjin Pursley and their families, and many great nieces, and nephews.

    Dean was preceded in death by his father Dwayne, a brother Lowell, and a nephew Bernie Andersen.

    Dean’s family requests memorials be sent to:

    VFW flag program or the Seneca Cemetery                                                                                                                % Allen Andersen - P O Box 124 - Thedford, NE   69166.

    A Graveside service with Military Honors will be Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at 2:00 pm CT at the Seneca Cemetery in Seneca, NE.  Govier Brothers is entrusted with arrangements.  Online condolences and sharing of memories may be directed to www.govierbrothers.com  

    Please keep Brother Dean's family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.



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