Dean James Plante
April 25, 1961 ~ November 12, 2022
Fargo, North Dakota
Resided in: Kindred, North Dakota
Dean’s Live Streamed Funeral Service can be viewed below starting at 1:45 on Friday:
Dean Plante, 61, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at Sanford Health, Fargo, ND.
Dean Plante was born on April 25, 1961 in Fargo, ND, to Wally and DeeAnn (Berg) Plante.
Dean graduated from Fargo South High School in 1979 and went on to earn a degree in computer programming. He started his career as a computer programmer in Enderlin, ND at National Sun Industries. He worked in the IT department for Dakota Hospital and went on to work for Swanson Health Products as the Director of MIS until his retirement.
Dean married the love of his life, Dee Lague, at Bonanzaville Lutheran Church. They were married for over 41 adventure-filled years. The couple had 3 children together: Douglas, Stephanie, and Stacy.
Dean was best known for his generosity and his love of the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching sports with his family and friends. He was an avid music fan and loved all things Pontiac and muscle cars (not Fords). He loved spending time with his grandchildren, whether that was go-karting, star-gazing, playing cards, tinkering in his shop, or explaining the importance of having a notebook and pocket knife available at all times.
Dean is survived by his wife, Dee (Lague) Plante, of Kindred, ND; father, Wally Plante, of Fargo, ND; mother, DeeAnn (Berg) Plante, of Fargo, ND; Mother-in-law Dolores (Richardson) Lague, of Moorhead, MN; brother Danny Plante (wife Julie Blattenbauer), of Walcott, ND; David Plante (wife Karla Dimmer), of Fargo, ND; Jamie Plante (wife Betty Ann Martinez), of Bonita Springs, FL; sister Dawne (Plante) Buchfink (husband Jim Buchfink), of Fargo, ND; son Douglas Plante (wife Billi Jo Knutson), of Johnston,IA; daughters Stephanie(Plante) Spry (husband Robert Spry), of Conroe, TX; Stacy Plante (husband Matthew Nakamichi), of Tamarac, FL; grandchildren Connor and Logan Spry, and Tyberius, Kyrabella, Xavier, and Orion Plante; many nieces and nephews, and countless friends.
Dean is preceded in death by his grandparents Clarence and Doris (Anderson) Berg; Father-in-law Leo Lague (Dolores); His dogs Jake, Jed, and Jake. Along with friends and extended family.
The service for Dean will be held on Friday, November 18, 2022 at Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred starting at 2:00 P.M. with visitation beginning at 12:00 P.M.
Dean’s Video Tribute can be viewed below: