Dean L. "Pap" Gensamer, 78, Rio Rancho, N.M., passed away Tuesday.
He was born Bellwood, son of the late Dean W. and Susan Gensamer.
Dean is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy; his son, Richard; a grandson, Keith and wife Marisol; and two great-granddaughters: Alissa and Jessica.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Allen Gensamer.
Dean served four years in the U.S. Air Force before entering service for the FAA. Dean served within the FAA for over 30 years, retiring as the Center Manager in Albuquerque, N.M.
Dean loved playing golf and fly fishing. Dean was a family man and true friend to all. Dean was truly a special man, touching the life and heart of all who knew him. Pap was loved.
Arrangements are by Daniels Funeral Services, 2400 Southern Blvd., Rio Rancho, N.M.
To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com.