Dean L. Price, 77, of McPherson, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at McPherson Hospital.
He was retired from Farmer’s Alliance Insurance Company where he had worked as an assistant claims manager. He had been with the company for 34 years, retiring in 1996.
He was born on Jan. 13, 1934, in Arkansas City, the son of John B. and Marie L. (Morgan) Price. He was a graduate of Southwestern College in Winfield and a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean War.
On Dec. 22, 1952, he married Alma U. Lindquist in Chanute. The marriage was blessed with three daughters, Gaylene, Carla and Pamela.
Dean was a member of American Legion Post #24, McPherson Hospital Volunteer Services, a life member of the International Association of Arson Investigators, Kansas Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators and the Mid-Kansas Claims Association.
Survivors include: his wife, Alma of the home; three daughters, Gaylene Butler (Gary) of Lindsborg, Carla Palmer (Mark) of Peru and Pamela Clark (Neal) of Lenexa; two brothers, John Wayne Price (Shirlene) of Arkansas City and Jerry Lee Price (Naomi) of Oxford; nine grandchildren, Aaron, Adam and Andrew Chaney, Brianna, Caitlyn, Zachary and Caleb Schmidt, and Katherine and Robert Clark; a great-granddaughter, Aspen Chaney; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and five sisters.
There will be no visitation. The memorial service will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at Stockham Family Funeral Home. Inurnment with military honors will be in Crestwood Memorial Park in McPherson.
Memorial donations may be given to McPherson Hospital Volunteer Services or Hospice Care of Kansas in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home. Personal condolences may be sent to the family at