Dean S. Shingler, 86, electrical engineer


Dean S. Shingler, a retired electrical engineer and sports and muscle car enthusiast, died in his sleep June 10 at his Ellicott City home. He was 86.

Mr. Shingler was born and raised in Bowesmont, N.D. After earning a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1941 from the University of North Dakota, he moved to Baltimore for a job with Westinghouse Electric Corp. He retired in 1983.

Mr. Shingler enjoyed driving Corvettes and Chevrolet Camaros, and attending rock 'n' roll concerts.

"He enjoyed contemporary music and being with young people. He attended Rolling Stone concerts and liked Mick Jagger," said longtime friend James J. Zaloudek Jr.

A sports fan, Mr. Shingler enjoyed attending University of Maryland basketball and Ravens football games. For many years, he was a Colts season-ticket holder.

At Mr. Shingler's request, no services will be held.

He has no survivors.

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