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Dean Hazlett

September 15, 1932 — September 26, 2019

Graveside funeral services for Dean Hazlett, 87 year old Buffalo resident who passed away Thursday afternoon at his home south of Buffalo will be held Thursday October 3rd at 10:00 a.m. in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Springfield, Ohio with Reverend Tim Kohl officiating. Visitation will be at the Jackson-Lytle and Lewis Funeral Home in Springfield on Wednesday, October 2nd from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Donations in Dean’s memory may be made to the Suzie Bowling Hospice in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo. Online condolences may be made at
Dean Harrison Hazlett was born on September 15, 1932 in South Charleston, Ohio to Joseph and Marjorie Chaffin. He grew up and went to school in New Moorefield, Ohio and graduated from North Eastern High School in Springfield, Ohio with the class of 1950. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1951 and served in Fort Collins, Colorado where he worked as a mule trainer, packer and handler for the infantry. Following an honorable discharge he returned to Ohio where he took a job with International Harvester. He was married on November 12, 1955 in Terre Haute, Ohio to Carol Shaffer and they made their home New Moorefield and in 1968 they moved to Urbana, Ohio. Dean worked for International Harvester for 30 years and retired in 1984. They moved to Buffalo, Wyoming in the 1990’s, and lived there for a couple years before moving back to Ohio. In 2010 they moved back to Buffalo where they lived until his death.
Dean loved farming and taking care of his mule. He enjoyed going to auctions but his passion was spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife Carol of Buffalo; one daughter Deann Meyer of Buffalo; one brother Fred Hazlett of Casper; three grandchildren, Hannah Brakebill and Jason Meyer both of Buffalo and Kerrie Hazlett of Charlotte, North Carolina; six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son Mark Allan Hazlett.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Jackson Lytle & Lewis Life Celebration Center

2425 N. Limestone St., Springfield, OH 45503

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