ALVIN D DUSIN
January 26, 1926 – November 3, 2018
Alvin (Beep) Dusin, 92, passed away November 3, 2018 at Fairacres Manor in Greeley. He was born January 26, 1926 in Phillipsburg, Kansas to Herman and Lydia Dusin. When Alvin was young he moved to Kersey, Colorado with his family. He served in the Army during WWII from 1944-1946 in the Pacific Theater, where he received the Philippine Liberation Ribbon w/Bronze Star as well as several others medals.
Alvin married Betty Williams in June 1949, they had three children, Linda Deibel of Las Vegas, Nevada, Karen Dusin of Kersey, Colorado and Alan Dusin of Eaton, Colorado. He was a member of the Kersey Fire Department (33years), the VFW and the Moose. He served on the Platte Valley Fire Protection District Board, the Kersey Board of Trustees, the Kersey Housing Authority Board, was a Boy Scout leader and a 4-H softball coach. Alvin worked at Sober’s Gas Station, Kersey Elevator and retired from Freeman Truck Bodies. He also worked part time as Kersey Town Marshall.
Alvin enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping with his family and friends. He also enjoyed showing his children and grandchildren how to fish and hunt. Many weekends were spent exploring the Rockies with his family. After retirement he also enjoyed traveling with his wife Betty throughout the Rockies and on many other excursions.
Alvin is survived by his daughters Linda Deibel and Karen Dusin, son Alan (Debbie) Dusin; three grandchildren Troy Deibel, Corey (Linsey) Dusin and Kandis (Clint) Geldert; two great grandsons, Andrew and Jacob Deibel. He was preceded by his parents, wife Betty, sister Alma and brothers Floyd and Robert; son-in-law Roy Deibel and mother-in-law Hazel Bullard.
Celebration of life will be at 11:00 am, Monday, December 17, 2018 at Stoddard Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Platte Valley Fire District Foundation.
- Linda Deibel, Daughter
- Karen Dusin, Daughter
- Alan & Debbie Dusin, Son & Daughter-in-law
- Troy Deibel, Grandchild
- Corey & Linsey Dusin, Grandchild & Spouse
- Kandis & Clint Geldert, Grandchild & Spouse
- Andrew Deibel, Great Grandchild
- Jacob Deibel, Great Grandchild
- Alan Dusin, Honorary Pallbearer
- Corey Dusin, Honorary Pallbearer
- Clint Geldert, Honorary Pallbearer
- Troy Deibel, Honorary Pallbearer
- Andrew Deibel, Honorary Pallbearer
- Jacob Deibel, Honorary Pallbearer
- Bob Dusin, Honorary Pallbearer
- Celebration of Life Monday, December 17, 2018
ALVIN D DUSIN
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Sandy (Blehm) Billings
December 17, 2018
My family and I share your sorrow and grief for the loss of Alvin,.. A great man, father, grandfather, veteran and citizen. He gave so much to his family and the Kersey community and for all that he did we are grateful. His memory will live on and his light will continue to shine through each of you.
Sincerely, the Blehm's, Lorraine Lyman, Sandy, Kathy and Randy
Kathy (Croissant) Miles
December 11, 2018
Linda, Karen and Alan,
I am so sorry for the loss of Alvin. He was such a nice man. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
November 17, 2018
I'm so sorry for your loss, I have many fond memories of Alvin.
My deepest sympathy,