Gail M. Dean, 84, Seymour, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. She was born October 7, 1938, to the late Lowell and Adeline (Bock) Veitch. Gail was a 1956 graduate of Seymour High School. She worked as a medical secretary for many years, and also served as an EMT with Tri-County Rescue in Pulaski for eight years.
Gail was a member of New Life United Methodist Church in Seymour, where she sang in the choir for many years, and served as church secretary. She also answered the phone for the Valley Veterinary Clinic from 1987 until 2005. After retiring she served on the board of directors for the Family & Friends Trust of the Muehl Library, the Seymour Community Museum, and North Manor Apartments. Gail also volunteered at Good Shepherd Nursing Home and the Green Bay Botanical Gardens. She served as a leader in the Lessor Learners 4-H club. Gail was Queen Mother of the Mad Hatters, a Red Hat Club she started in 2001. She was also an avid bowler.
Survivors include two children: Robin (Larry) Peeters, Pulaski, and their children: Ashley Peeters, Madison; and Michael Peeters, Clovis, NM; and Traci (Jody) Crocker, Green Bay, and their children: Nicole (Wes) Markusen, Oconto; and Johnna Mae (Matthew) Pflugradt, Hobart; one great-granddaughter, Adeline "Addie" Whitman, Oconto; two great-grandsons: Jack Markusen, Oconto; and Malakai Pflugradt, Hobart; two sisters: Lynette Patchen, Toledo, OH; and Mary Ellen Dahlke, Dallas, TX; four nieces: Julie (Arlyn) Busch, Seymour; Kadee (Mike) Anstedt, Toledo, OH; Kristi Howerton, Norfolk, VA; and Meri Dahlke, Dallas, TX; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her brother and sister-in-law, John (Jean) Veitch; one brother-in-law, Robert Patchen; one nephew, Jeffery Veitch; and her best friend, Carol Stueck.
Visitation will take place at New Life United Methodist Church, 721 Pleasant Way, Seymour, on Friday, November 4, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at 7:00 p.m., Pastor Gail Ray officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at Seymour City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Seymour Community Museum would be appreciated.
The family extends a special thanks to Gail's niece, Julie, and her neighbor, Bernice, for all of their help and concern.
Online condolences may be expressed to Gail's family at www.muehlboettcher.com