Mathew John Dean, 41, of Platte, SD passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020. Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at the Platte Area Community Center. A Committal Service followed at Platte City Cemetery. Mount Funeral Home of Platte is assisting with arrangements.
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Mathew John Dean was born on January 8, 1979 to John and Carla (Olic) Dean in Rapid City, SD. He graduated from Bonesteel High School in 1997 and began a career in ranching. On March 25, 2000 Matt was united in marriage to Karly Gerard in Kennebec, SD. He was a South Dakota Brand Inspector and was currently working as a rancher with Doug Pranger. Matt loved participating in and watching rodeo, liked to trap, could somehow build something out of nothing and was a skilled horse trainer.
Grateful for having shared in Matt’s life: his wife of more than 20 years, Karly Dean of Platte, SD; his two children: Beau Dean and Daisy Dean of Platte, SD; his father, John Dean of Platte, SD; his mother, Carla Dean of Platte, SD; a brother, Tyrel Dean of Platte, SD; a niece, Everlee Baldwin of Winner, SD; his grandmother, Margaret Olic of Rapid City, SD ; along with many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Matt was preceded in death by: his grandparents, Raymond and Frances Dean; his grandfather, Frank Olic; and an uncle, Michael Olic.
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