July 4, 1937 ~ November 10, 2021

Born in: Kiowa County, CO
Resided in: Pueblo, CO

William Deane Beach, 84, went to be with the Lord on November 10, 2021. Deane was born July 4, 1937 in Sheridan Lake, Kiowa County, CO. He is survived by his wife, Ella Mae Beach; son, Jim (Sherri) Beach; daughter, Sandy (Ken) Buren; his grandchildren, Bob Beach, Jeff (Emerie) Beach, Kate Buren and Charlie Buren; plus many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Deane’s family lived on the border of Colorado and Kansas when he was little. While the house was in Colorado, Kansas was just across the one lane road. They moved to Pueblo while he was in junior high school and he graduated from Centennial in 1955. While working for Santa Fe Railroad, Deane met his soon-to-be-bride, Ella Mae. For the next 62 years Deane was never happier than when he was with Ella Mae. Deane retired from CF&I in 1985 and continued to work as a bus driver and trainer for District 60 and for shuttle companies. Wherever he went, Deane was always on the lookout for a cup of coffee and a new friend. Any friend that needed help knew they only had to ask.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Wesley Methodist Church. A Celebration of Deane’s life is being planned for a later date.

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  1. CandleImageI am so sorry to hear about your loss. Heaven has gained an angel and he can hang out with Grandma and Grandpa Book. Our prayers are with you during this time. Lori Pinz (Book) and family.

  2. Ella Mae and family, So sorry to hear that Dean passed away. You and Dean were great friends and neighbors to my parents. Thank you for being so kind to my folks. May God bless you all

  3. CandleImagemy sincerest condolences to Ella Mae and family. Dean was such a great person whom I enjoyed knowing, always friendly to the students and staff of District 60.
    warm regards,
    Kent Burger

  4. CandleImageThank you for the beautiful light you brought into all our lives. I will love you always and look forward to seeing you in Heaven when the time is right.

  5. Our sympathy and condolences, Mr. Beach was a very kind man and nice neighbor. Always enjoyed my visits with him, when I was at work and home.

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