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Dean J. Mraz

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Dean J. Mraz Obituary
Dean J. Mraz

Elyria, OH - Dean J. Mraz, age 50 of Elyria, Ohio, formerly of Two Rivers, WI passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the UH Elyria Medical Center after being suddenly stricken at home. Dean was presently a Sergeant with the North Ridgeville Police Department, in Ohio. He was born in Manitowoc, WI being raised in Two Rivers, WI. He currently resided in Elyria since 1995 after moving from Clifton, VA.

Dean was a US Marine during the Gulf War serving as a MP and accident investigator in Quantico, VA.

He graduated with the class of '85 from Washington High School, Two Rivers WI. He then earned his Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Green Bay, WI. He worked as a Police Officer for the City of Fairfax, VA before moving to Elyria, Ohio when he took a position with the North Ridgeville Police Department. There he has served on the Motorcycle Patrol Unit, was a D.A.R.E. Officer, a Field Trainer and Detective.

Dean loved to go snowmobiling with family & friends in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He also had great joy in camping, yearly family vacations and riding motorcycles. But clearly his greatest joy was found in sharing his time with his children, family and friends. He also was an avid Detroit Lions and Cleveland sports fan.

Survivors include his loving wife of 26 years, Lucy (nee Slager), son Dean Joseph, daughter Isabel, both at home, parents, Gene and Karen Mraz of Two Rivers, WI, sister, Pam (Jim) Higgins of Rothschild, WI, brother David (Katrina) Mraz of Cato, WI and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 2-6 PM at Bogner Family Funeral Home 36625 Center Ridge Road North Ridgeville. Funeral Services will take place 10 AM Monday in the funeral home. Chaplin Brian Palmer, of the NRPD will officiate. Burial will follow in Butternut Ridge Cemetery with full military honors.

Memorial contributions are suggested in his memory to: Mraz Children's Education Fund c/o Thomas C. Mays, Esq., 15707 Detroit Ave. Suite 212, Lakewood, OH 44107 or the Lorain County Blue Foundation, 36145 Detroit Rd., Avon, OH 44011-1501.
Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter from Apr. 7 to Apr. 15, 2018
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