Dean Henry Detton, Jr. |

Dean Henry Detton, Jr.

In loving memory of Dean Henry Detton Jr, born in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 23, 1931. He died peacefully surrounded by his immediate family, on April 29, 2015 following a short illness, Dean served in the Air Force for 4 years as a control tower operator. After leaving the military, he attended San Jose State University and completed his studies at Cal State University Hayward. He worked for the City of Hayward first as a zoning inspector for 2 years and the remaining 18 years as the Zoning Administrator. He moved to Incline Village where he worked with his sister, Joyce Anderson Bock, at the Ponderosa Ranch. It was at this time he met his beloved wife, Eunice Requenez-Detton in February of 1985. They married 3 years later and have kept their love for each other. Dean worked for Douglas County for 2 years before coming to work for the City of Reno Planning Department as an Urban Planner for the next 10 years. He leaves behind his beloved family, his wife Eunice Requenez-Detton, step son, Jonathan Warmkessel, daughter in law Deborah, and 6 grandchildren, step son Ethan Warmkessel and daughter in law Laura Carlin, his two children by his first marriage to Patricia Hinton Detton, and their children Dean Albert Detton, wife Dawn Zoller Detton and grandson Zarchary Robert Detton, and daughter Deena Marie Detton, and his sister, Joyce Anderson Bock, also his niece, nephew, nieces, sisters-in-law and brother-in-law. He was loved dearly by his family. His thoughtfulness and kindness will never be forgotten. He will be remembered as a dedicated, loving husband, father and grandfather. We are sadden by his death, but rejoice in the hope of a life beyond this earth where we will be reunited again. A Memorial in his honor will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015, at 1:00 P.M. at the Truckee Seventh-day Adventist Church, 11662 Hope Court, Truckee, CA 96161. Burial Service with Military Honors will be at the Truckee Cemetery. Reception to follow Burial Service at the Truckee Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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