Deane George Minahan
Deane George Minahan, age 77, died on August 29, 2019, with his family by his side. He is survived by his wife, Kay, his children Kristi (Jim Vogel), Robyn, and Mike, grandson Kai, and his two faithful dogs, Zeus and Sadie. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Margaret and Wirt Minahan. Deane was born on January 19, 1942 in Oswego, New York and grew up in Darien, Connecticut. He attended Colby College in Maine and graduate school at the University of Illinois-Champaigne Urbana. An avid reader, he had a long career teaching English literature at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Deane enjoyed good food, traveling, fireworks, and spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed. Per Deane’s wishes, no services will be held.