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Melba Kathryn Dean, 98, of Browns Valley, CA, passed away January 28, 2014. Born May 29, 1915 in Browns Valley, CA. A lifetime resident of the Yuba-Sutter area. She was a homemaker.

Melba was formerly active in 4-H and local school events. She was interested in current events and polictics. She enjoyed gardening and her many friends.

Survivors include her husband of 76 years, Bill Dean of Browns Valley, CA; daughters: Donna Flowers of Hendersonville, TN, and Betty Fowler of Browns Valley, CA; grandchildren: David Flowers, Sheri McWhorter and Dennis DeMott.

She was preceded in death by her sisters: Louise Zbinden and Emma Blodgett.

The family would like to thank Sue Aberasturi for the loving care and the many kindnesses shown to our mother in the last year of her life.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 1, 2014 at the Peoria Cemetery, Browns Valley, CA, with Pastor Wayne Vincent of the Loma Rica Community Church in Loma Rica officiating. Burial will be at the Peoria Cemetery in Browns Valley, CA.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Loma Rica Community Church, 11234 Loma Rica Rd., Marysville, CA 95901.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Lipp & Sullivan Funeral Directors.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Jan. 31, 2014
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