Dean was born into a Christian family, which dedicated him as is an infant to be raised in a Godly way of life. He asked Jesus to be my Savior and Lord at age 4 and was Baptized at KCC at age 14. Dean has known since childhood that God expected him to work in and for His Church. To keep vocational ministry an option, he attended Milligan Collage to get Bible basics and attain a Christ centered world view.
Dean and wife, Connie, moved to Kalkaska in 1991. Connie has worked at the Kalkaska Memorial Health Center while Dean worked in the family surveying business ever since. They are blessed with 3 children, Kate and Ray, who are in college, and Ben who is in high school here. Dean has enjoyed serving as an Elder at KCC for the past 10 years.
Dean enjoys leading the Men’s Ministry at KCC and hunting in his spare time. He has a BS in Education and Engineering. His favorite Bible verse is Ephesians 6:10,11.