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Bill Dean Obituary

Bill Dean, age 99, of Browns Valley, CA, passed away on August 20, 2015. Bill was born on May 30, 1916 in Plymouth, CA and was a resident of the Yuba Sutter area for 68 years.

Bill was an Army Veteran of WWII. In 1942 Bill worked at Mather Air Force Base as an airplane mechanic. In 1945, he joined the Army as an airplane mechanic but in 1946 he was sent to Italy with the Counter Intelligence Corp. and in September of 1946, he was honorably discharged. Bill worked as a heavy equipment operator for 50 years and had worked for Sillers Brothers Logging for 25 years.

Bill enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, surf fishing at Ft. Bragg and cutting and splitting wood for his home.

He is survived by his daughters, Donna Flowers (Ron) of Hendersonville, TN, Betty Fowler (Bob) of Browns Valley, CA; brother, Ben Dean (Elsina) of Mt. Aukum, CA; grandchildren, David Flowers, Sheri McWhorter and Dennis Demott and six great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 76 years, Melba Dean.

The family would like to thank Sue Aberasturi for the care she has provided for over two years.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 am, Friday, August 28, 2015 at the Peoria Cemetery, Browns Valley, CA with Pastor Wayne Vincent from the Loma Rica Community Church Officiating. Burial will be at Peoria Cemetery, Browns Valley.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Fremont-Rideout Hospice, 939 Live Oak Blvd., Yuba City, CA 95991 or to Loma Rica Community Church, 11234 Loma Rica Rd., Marysville, CA 95901.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lipp and Sullivan Funeral Directors.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Aug. 25 to Aug. 26, 2015
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