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Dean Poe - October 24, 2009


Dean L. Poe was born in Holyoke, Oct. 12, 1934 to Glen Poe and Della (Walgren) Poe, and died Oct. 24, 2009 at the age of 75.

He went to Amitie grade school near his home and graduated from Holyoke High School. In 1957 he was inducted into the Army.

After his two-year stint in the Army, he did numerous jobs around Holyoke before moving to Greeley, where he became a truck driver working for Willis Grain, Inc., Richardson Contracting, Inc. and George Bennett. He retired in 2001.

Dean was an avid Harley rider. He loved to work on cars and enjoyed yardwork.

Survivors are his wife, Mary Lou Cogburn of Greeley; step-son Scott Cogburn and wife Crystal of Greeley; two step-grandsons, Caleb and Mathew Cogburn of Aurora; brother, Don Poe and wife Esther of Holyoke; niece, Patti Poe and family of Chandler, Ariz.; and nephew, Mike Poe and family of Holyoke.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father.

Private family services will be scheduled at a later date.