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December 4, 2019

Dean Stands

Dean Russel Stands passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019, at the age of 83 years surrounded by his loved ones after battling cancer. He was born on Sunday, July 19, 1936, in the farmhouse on the Stands Home Place north of Seiling, Oklahoma, to Russel and Frances (Martin) Stands (descendants of French and German immigrants). At six weeks old Dean moved with his parents to Haviland, Kansas, where his father enrolled at Friends Bible College for training as a pastor.

Growing up the son of a Quaker minister, his family moved to various pastorates including Las Animas and Paonia in Colorado an...

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