Clifford "Dean" Garringer

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Clifford “Dean” Garringer, 81, of Aurora passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019.
To honor Dean’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be a burial of ashes in Yankee Point Cemetery in North English, Iowa.  All Faiths Funeral Home of Grand Island is serving the family.
Dean was born Feb. 18, 1938 in North English, the son of John and Bertha (Claypool) Garringer.  He grew up and received his education in Iowa.
On May 3, 1974, Dean was united in marriage to Gwendolyn Raschke Anding.  Following their marriage, they lived in Omaha, relocating to Grand Island in 1976.
Dean was in the restaurant business most of his life.  He and Gwen owned and operated The Eatery of Grand Island.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Gwen; children, Deborah Garringer of Grand Island, Karla (Ed) Parsons of Grand Island and Michelle Garringer of Omaha; three grandchildren, Jessica (Steve) Verba, Shanna (Tim) Taylor and Katie (Michael) Wiese; four great-grandchildren, Barrett Verba, Broderick Verba, Blake Verba and MaKenna Wiese; a brother, Charles Garringer of Conroy, Iowa; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  
He was preceded by his parents and nine brothers.
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