Dewane was an avid buckskinner and a devoted family man.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Janice, nee Garland, Harper, whom he married on April 27, 1963, and who died on September 13, 2017; his parents, Calvin and Minnie Pearl, nee Williams, Harper; two sisters, Bell Hosey and Polly Williams; and a brother, Ronald Dean Harper, in infancy.
Surviving are his children, Darla Lynn (Robert) Schutzenhofer, and Randy Dewane (Janelle) Harper;
five grandchildren, Jacob Kurtis (Anastasia) Harper,
Miranda Lynn Harper, Jesse Law Ransom Harper,
Ethan Wyatt Schutzenhofer, and Nathan James Schutzenhofer;
two great-grandchildren, Olivia and Iris Harper;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Private family services were held.