Kenneth Edward Dean

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RUSHVILLE, Ind. - Kenneth Edward Dean went home to be with the Lord on March, 18, 2013.

He was born on Sept. 26, 1938, in Richmond, Ind., to James E. and Marie (Fraley) Dean. He graduated from Westmont High School in Hollansburg, Ohio, and attended Miami University.

In 1957 he moved to Rushville to work in the family business, the former JE Dean Sales. He was engaged in equipment sales and service, farming and was an active licensed real estate broker at the time of his passing. He was a member of the Rotary Club, Rushville Church of Christ, and was active in many civic and community activities throughout his life.

He leaves behind his loving wife, Kathy (nee Bottger) Dean of Rushville; daughters Cathy Wall, Christie (Roger) Cain of Rushville, Sharon (Sean) Ferbrache of Indianapolis; son Terry (Benita) Dean of Hamilton, Ohio; stepchildren, Gavin Lienemann, Justin (Lauren) Lienemann, Branden Lienemann and Tracy (Jed) Simpkins; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister Linda Abrams of Rushville also survives.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and a sister Marilyn Kimmel.

A Celebration of Life will be 10 a.m. Friday at Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory with Pastor Ray Sweet officiating. Burial will follow in Rushville's Calvary Cemetery with Rev. Jeremy Gries officiating the committal.

 All friends are welcome for visitation on Thursday from 4 until 7 p.m. at Todd's. Donations in memory of Kenny can be made to your favorite charity. Online condolences at

Published in The Daily Advocate on Mar. 19, 2013
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