Dean Jorgensen Hadfield the last child born to William and Grace Hadfield. He was almost a leap year baby as February had twenty-nine days the year he was born on March 1, 1928. He also was ushered into the world by Grandma Hadfield, who died the following January 1929. His father, William also died in 1929 just 2 days before his 43 birthday after being hospitalized for several months.
Dean attended some elementary school at Grouse Creek but most of his schooling was in Logan, Utah.
One business enterprise with his brother Max was the Cache Auto Wrecking Yard, where they also sold auto parts. He also owned a trailer park and bought and sold trailer homes. His main career, and a very highly successful one, was with New York Life Insurance Company, where he belonged to the Million Dollar Round Table, because of his successful salesmanship.
Dean and Arla fell in love and were married on January 30, 1948 in Preston, Idaho. They were later sealed in the Logan Temple on June 24, 1952. They are the parents of seven children and twenty-two grandchildren.
Dean retired early and spends his winters in Ajo, Arizona and Summers in Filer, Idaho.