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Dean Sobek

November 26, 1933 February 27, 2018
Dean Sobek
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Dean Sobek entered into eternal peace on February 27, 2018. Born in Hrachovo, Slovakia November 26, 1933. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Emily J. (Tokos) Sobek and parents Joseph Sobek and Mary (Yuhaniak) Sobek. Dean grew up in Salem, Ohio and graduated from Salem High School in 1951. Attended Case Western Reserve University for two years and graduated from The Ohio State University in 1955. Attended St. Louis School of Dentistry and graduated in 1959 where he was a Delta Sig. He then served in the United States Air Force for two years as a Captain in Topeka, Kansas. He practiced dentistry in Canton, Ohio for 37 years. He was a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association and Stark County Dental Society of which he served as President. He was a long time member of Shady Hollow Country Club, where he and his wife loved to play golf. He was a long time member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Canton, OH and sang in the men's choir for 13 years. Family that he loved and leaves behind, daughter, Diane Stevens (Scott), daughter, Laurie Leach (Rick); son, Steve Sobek (Patricia); daughter, Kristen Sobek; grandchildren, Dean Stevens, Kevin Stevens, Jake Stevens, Ryan Leach, Jordan Leach, Holzl (Frederick) Samantha Sobek, great-grandchild, Emilia Stevens. Dean will be greatly missed until we can all be together again one day. A Catholic Mass is scheduled for Saturday March 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 3430 St. Michaels Blvd. NW, Canton, OH with a celebration of life to follow in the church hall. All are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital, the local humane society, or charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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