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Dean W. Ankeny

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Date published: 4/3/2014

Dean W. Ankeny

Dean William Ankeny, 81, of Fredericksburg passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mr. Ankeny was a USMC veteran, having served in the Korean War, and having been awarded the Purple Heart. He was a member of Fredericksburg VFW Post 3103. Mr. Ankeny enjoyed hunting in Montana and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Ankeny of Fredericksburg; sons Marlin of Grantsville, Md., and Warren of Fredericksburg; sister Mary Kay Marshall of Brockway, Pa.; four grandchildren, Marlin Jr., Nicole, Dylan and Brandon; and three great-grandchildren, Marlee, Chloe and Devin.

A service will be held at noon Monday, April 7, at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford Chapel. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. in Quantico National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. to noon, prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mary Washington Hospice, 2012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22407.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.