DeKALB – Dennis A. Dewey, 62, of DeKalb, Illinois, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Kishwaukee Hospital, DeKalb.
Born Sept. 10, 1951, in DeKalb, the son of Clarence and Ruth (Harold) Dewey, he married Donna M. Ranken on Oct. 11, 1972.
Dennis worked at Barber-Greene in DeKalb for 20 years and was the supervisor of the Sycamore Police Department Auxiliary for several years. He also served as the police chief
in Malta for many years.
His laughter and humor will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him. He was a big man with an even bigger heart.
Survivors include his wife, Donna; three brothers, Clarence Dewey, Jerry (Sue) Dewey and Don (Debbi) Dewey; brother-in-law, Bob (Sharon) Ranken; nieces and nephews, Corey (Miriah) Ranken, Kelley (Warren) Stahl, Jennifer (Jeremy) Lycan, Tim Dewey, Christopher (Jessica) Dewey, Crystal (Adam) Glass and Samantha Garver; and several great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
His visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at Butala Funeral Home and Crematory in Sycamore, with a memorial service to begin at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Robert C. Kinnear officiating. A luncheon and time for fellowship will be held after the service at Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore.
For information or to sign the online guest book, visit www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com
or call 815-895-2833.