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C. Dean Mickelsen

September 4, 1930 — March 3, 2010

C. Dean Mickelsen, 79, of Shelley, passed away March 3, 2010 at his home.

He was born September 4, 1930 in Wapello, Idaho to Niels Christian and Mary Ann Williamson Hill Mickelsen.

Dean married Joyce Ricks on February 5, 1955 in Teton City, Idaho.  They were later sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple.

He served in the United States Navy as an Engineman 3


Class during the Korean conflict.

He was employed at Rudy Walquist, Simmons Ideal Implement, Nulph Brothers Trucking, Edwards Brothers, and Burns Brothers Concrete.  He took classes with Dale Carnegie for salesmanship and loved selling farm equipment.

He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served in many ward callings.

He loved to fish, hunt, farm, and collect guinea hens.

Dean is survived by his wife, Joyce of Shelley; two daughters, Lucinda (Gerald) Shipley of Hillsboro, OR; Joy Lyne Mickelsen of Blackfoot; one son, Chris Earl (Celeste) Mickelsen of Meridian; sisters, Mary Lou (DeLoy) McKenna of Sugar City; Ireta Sommers of Menan; Lois June (Dale) Miller of Parker; and Lola Wolfe of Oregon City, OR; 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Rudy, siblings, Ivy Rammel, Chris Mickelsen, Morris Mickelsen, Willis Mickelsen, Madge Allred, and Martin Mickelsen.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday March 8, 2010 at the Shelley South Stake Center (675 South Milton) with Bishop Marvin Harker conducting. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6:00 till 7:30 P.M. at Nalder Funeral Home (110 West Oak) in Shelley and Monday 9:30 till 10:40 A.M. before the services at the church.  Interment will be in the Shelley Hillcrest Cemetery.

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