Lifelong Hugoton resident Norman Dean Traver passed from this life Monday night, December 17, 2018 at Satanta Long Term Care Unit. He was 66.
Born October 17, 1952 in Hugoton, he was the son of the former Phyllis Mantzke and Norman Traver.
Norman Dean attended school in Hugoton where he graduated.
He loved music. Norman Dean played drums ever since being a small boy. He was always drumming on something. He used his talent later in life in accompanying some local bands and at dances to the enjoyment of his family members.
Norman Dean worked for Ideal Foods in Hugoton for a few years until an injury caused him to have to stop working.
Mr. Traver was a member of the Church of Christ in Hugoton. He lived in Hugoton until a medical problem recently caused him to need to enter the care unit in Satanta.
Norman is preceded in death by his parents Norman and Phyllis Traver; and his grandparents Frank and Mollie Mantzke and John and Ella Marie Traver.
Survivors include his many cousins; caregiver Lester Cox; and his many friends.
Services are planned for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, December 30 at the Church of Christ in Hugoton. Graveside will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 31 in Hugoton Cemetery under the direction of Paul’s - Robson Funeral Home of Hugoton.