Dean Montelle Naeve

8 March 1926–10 October 1989 (Age 63)
Palisade, Mesa, Colorado, United States

The Life of Dean Montelle

When Dean Montelle Naeve was born on 8 March 1926, in Palisade, Mesa, Colorado, United States, his father, Alvin Frederick Naeve, was 31 and his mother, Irma Montelle Bowen, was 31. He married Ruth Ellen Rupe on 30 April 1947, in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States. He lived in Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1935. He died on 10 October 1989, in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States.

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Dean Montelle Naeve
Ruth Ellen Rupe
Marriage: 30 April 1947

Spouse and Children

30 April 1947
Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · Denver Airport opens

Age 3

On Oct 17 1929, Denver Municipal Airport opens. Later, in 1964, it would be renamed Stapleton International Airport. It would be replaced by Denver International Airport, 31 years later.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 18

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

German (Näve): see Neve 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Dean M Naeve in household of Alvin F Naeve, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dean M Naeve in household of Alvin F Naeve, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dean Montelle Naeve, "Colorado, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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