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LTC David Ivan Deel

LTC David Ivan Deel

Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Texas, USA
Death 5 Sep 2017 (aged 70)
McQueeney, Guadalupe County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot Section C2, Row W1, Site A68
Memorial ID 183090228 · View Source
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David Ivan Deel, Lt. Col., USAF, Retired, passed away suddenly on September 5, 2017, at the age of 70, at his home in McQueeney, Texas.

He was a loving man of compassion, integrity, and with the innate ability to make everyone around him better.

He was born to Ollie Ivan Deel and Helen Francis Wood in Jacksonville, Texas on November 9, 1946 to become a man who enriched all who knew him through his basic decency and respect for his fellow man.

The son of a career officer in the Air Force, he graduated from Glasgow High School in Montana. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration at North Texas State University in 1970. He then entered the United States Air Force. While in the Air Force, he furthered his education receiving a Master of Arts Degree in 1981. He was a highly respected officer and friend to many. He loved his country and the men and woman who continue to risk their lives for our freedom.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Cheryl of McQueeney, TX; brother Dennis Alan Deel of Round Rock, TX; son Jeffery Shawn Deel and his wife Carmen of Schertz, TX; daughter Jennifer Denise Woodruff and her husband Jade of New Braunfels, TX; granddaughter Rheagan Hathaway of New Braunfels, TX; and step grandson Triston Woodruff of New Braunfels, TX.

The entire family would like to thank all the many friends, family, and neighbors who have helped through a very difficult time.

Graveside service will be held 10:45am September 22, 2017 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to Fisher House at Fort Sam Houston: 326 George C. Beach Road, Fort Sam Houston, TX, 78234

Arrangements by Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home, New Braunfels.

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  • Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
  • Added: 5 Sep 2017
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for LTC David Ivan Deel (9 Nov 1946–5 Sep 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 183090228, citing Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Alan Deel (contributor 46590424) .