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Dean Aldrich
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ALDRICH, Dean K. – of Oscoda, formerly of Bridgeport, age 68, died Saturday, August 4, 2018 at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. Honoring his wishes cremation has taken place. No services are scheduled. A private Inurnment will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery. A celebration of life ceremony will be announced on a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans charity.

Dean was born June 20, 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Bobbie and Arlee (Russell) Aldrich. He graduated from Bridgeport High School in 1968. Dean proudly served in the United States Army during Vietnam. He was recognized for his actions by receiving a Bronze Star for valor and also a Purple Heart. Dean then served 3 years in the United States Coast Guard. He retired from Michigan Bell in 1998 after 21 years of service. Dean was a member of the National Rifle Association and the Disabled American Veterans. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, target practice, playing cards and watching TV. Most of all, Dean loved spending time with family and his grandchildren.

Surviving are: Children: Jason (Stephanie) Aldrich and Jill (Dan) Dark; Grandchildren: Bristel Aldrich, Abbrie Aldrich, Nicholas Dark, Gabrielle Dark, and Emily Dark; Sisters: Jean (John) McBain and Sue (Mike) Stadnika. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Don Aldrich. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at University of Michigan Hospital. Please sign our guestbook or share an online condolence with the family at www.oguinnfh.com.

O’Guinn Family Funeral Home
Clio Chapel
810.686.5070


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