Dean Beitelspacher and Diane Hauschild were married April 5, 1970, at St. John's American Lutheran Church in Le Mars, by the Rev. Arnold Imbrock and the Rev. Otto Zeilinger.
They are the parents of three children: Michael and Becky Beitelspacher and Scott and Jeni Beitelspacher, of Le Mars, and Shannon and Eric Backstrom of Sioux Falls, S.D. They have six grandchildren, Emma, Anna and Ashley Beitelspacher, Sophie Beitelspacher, and Claire and Emmett Backstrom.