Roland "Dean" Hadl

Funeral services for Roland “Dean” Hadl, 78, Lawrence will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.  Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.  He died May 18, 2013 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born August 11, 1934 in Lawrence, KS the son of August and Viola (Transmeier) Hadl.

He graduated from Lawrence High School.  He served in the United States Army and went to Germany.

He was a farmer most of his life until he retired in 1988.  He then did custodial work at Lawrence High School.

He married Virginia Daniels on April 14, 1962 in Lawrence, KS.  She preceded him in death in 1985.  He later married Melba Sue Yother on April 20, 1990 in Lawrence, KS.  She preceded him in death on September 6, 2012.  He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gerald Hadl and Lester Hadl.

Survivors include two sons, Steven Dean Hadl  and wife, Connie, Baldwin City, KS; Darin Michael Hadl and wife, Marcie, Eudora, KS; two step sons, Brian William Owens, and wife, Lynette, Cimarron, KS;  Kenneth Owens, and wife, Cathy, Lawrence, KS; one brother, Lavern Hadl, Perry, KS; nine grandchildren, Jessica, Ashley, Justin, Randy and Tyler Hadl; Alicia, Anthony, Casey and Ken Owens.

The family will greet friends from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at the mortuary.

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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