Dean A. Thorson, 68

Memorial services for Dean A. Thorson, 68, Sioux Falls, were held Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Heartland Funeral Home. Inurnment will take place at Hills of Rest Memorial Park at a later date. 
Mr. Thorson died Monday, July 16, 2018, at Avera McKennan Hospital.
Dean is survived by two children, Angela (Doug) McLeod, Kansas City, Mo., and Dean (Jennifer MacRunnels) Thorson Jr., Sioux Falls; eight grandchildren, Bryan Riley, Gladstone, Mo., Kayla (Kevin) Thomas, St. Joseph, Mo., Bryanna Thorson, Tijuana, Mexico, Shelly McLeod, Kansas City, Mo., Megan McLeod, Atchinson, Kan., Hunter Bergh, Samantha Anderson, and Eryc Thorson, all of Sioux Falls; eight great-grandchildren, Brooke, Drake, Tristin, Remington, Braden, Journie, Hudson and Hadlee; three siblings, James O. Thorson, Coon Rapids, Minn., Jerrold (Pam) Thorson, Sioux Falls, and Carol (Roger) Knudsen, Sioux Falls; a sister-in-law, Joanne Thorson, Corcoran, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews. 
A memorial in Dean’s honor has been established to send veterans on outdoor adventures: Dean Thorson Sr. Memorial - c/o Carol Knudsen, P.O. Box 90011 Sioux Falls, SD 57109. 
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