Daniel Dearman, 1943-2020

Published 1:00 am Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Daniel W. Dearman, 74, of Albert Lea passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin. A private interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Daniel Dearman

Daniel was born Oct. 14, 1943, in Dresbach to Ben and Lois Dearman. In 1993 Daniel moved into a home with REM Services in Albert Lea. He worked for Cedar Valley Services until his retirement four years ago.

Dan had a special love of music. His favorite thing to do was to listen to country vinyl records. He had the opportunity to meet Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash and was even invited onto Elvis’ yacht. He also liked to go shopping at the Salvation Army and other thrift stores. Dan was also very fond of going to get coffee or pop at McDonald’s. He was a good roommate to all and enjoyed spending time with his roommates, who he lived with for 25 years.

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Daniel is survived by his girlfriend, Patty; friend of 23 years, Peg; one sister; roommates David, Craig and Jack; and other relatives and many friends.

Daniel is preceded by his parents, various siblings and other relatives.

Daniel was known for wearing the quintessential cowboy clothing and his amazing sense of humor. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. His friends and caregivers would like to thank Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home for allowing Daniel’s final wishes to be met.