Floydean "Dean" Hawley the daughter of Floyd and Minnie Pugh Higgins was born March 27, 1921 in Nemaha County Nebraska near Auburn. She departed this life on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at her home in Edgar, Nebraska at the age of 98 years.
Dean was united in marriage to Leland L. Hawley on November 21, 1939 at Hiawatha, Kansas. Together with her husband Leland the couple had a cattle and farming operation in Clay County, NE. Dean had been along time member of the Church of the Plains in Edgar, NE.
Dean had been a girl scout leader for many years, she enjoyed playing cards. Dean also enjoyed writing her own poetry. She and Leland traveled quite a bit and took cruises. Dean was the #1 Husker fan of all time. She and Leland traveled to all Husker games, home and away for many years. Dean was very close to all her nieces and nephews, many of them looked to Dean as a 2nd mother.
She is preceded in death by parents, husband Leland Hawley in 1999, daughter Claudia Mullinix; brothers: Berle, Gordon, Clifford, Eldon and Darrell and a sister Delores.
Survivors include her grandchildren: Chance Keith and Faith Howard, sister Ardis Behrends other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday 10:30 am February 15, 2020 at the Church of the Plains in Edgar, NE. Pastor Ethan Feistner will be officiating. Burial will be held in the Edgar Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at wmsfh.com. Williams Funeral Home of Edgar, NE is in charge of the arrangements.
Williams Funeral Homes
219 N C Street
Edgar, NE 68935
telephone  224 5315
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