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Beverly Dean

DEPUE — Beverly Dean, 73, of 241 E. Fourth St., DePue, died at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at her home.

Born Feb. 18, 1939, in rural Hennepin to Donald and Shirley (Siebert) Casey, she married John Dean in 1956 in South Carolina. He died June 1, 2003.

She had worked at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton as a switchboard operator. She served on the DePue Unit School District Board of Education from 1976 to 1992.

Surviving are one son, Randy (Julie) Dean of DePue; one daughter, Lisa Dean of DePue; her mother, Shirley Casey of Hennepin; one brother, Don Casey of Oglesby; three sisters, Margie (Donald) Skutt of Tiskilwa, Judy Casey of LaSalle and Diana (Roger) Brandstatter of Hennepin; and one granddaughter, Kayla.

She was also preceded in death by her father and one brother, William Casey.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Barto Funeral Home, DePue, with Pastor Gary McKee officiating. Burial will be in the Peru City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

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