Obituaries

Irene B "Grandma" Dean

December 21, 1930 - May 9, 2018

Irene B

Obituary

Belvidere, IL

Irene B. “Grandma” Dean, 87, of Belvidere, passed away peacefully May 9, 2018 in Swedish American Medical Center Belvidere. Grandma was born December 21, 1930 in Rockford, IL the daughter of Charles A. and Sebelia E. (Garrison) Cook. She was a graduate of West High School and married Harold Dean on July 18,1964. Grandma worked as a bookkeeper for Lake Shore Liquors and Clark Oil where she retired in 1992. She was an avid Cubs and NASCAR fan and loved playing bingo. Grandma was a member of the American Legion Post 77 and life member of the V.F.W. Post 1461.

Grandma is loved and will be missed by her daughters, Linnea Hart, Lori Holmes, Linda (Rodney) Nofsinger; grandchildren, Megan Hart-Hofstetter, Michelle Hart, Melissa Hart, Tyler Holmes, Raeann (Michael) Lungstrom, Austin Nofsinger; great-grandchildren, Arienne, Payson Hofstetter, Cru, Drake, Skyleigh Lungstrom; sister, Betty Ellison; special son-in-law Cecil Hart as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents and 3 brothers.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 14, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL 61008 with Patrick Anderson officiating. A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m. prior to service. Burial in Highland Garden of Memories. Memorials to the family to establish a memorial in honor of Grandma. To light a candle or share a condolence please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

Service Schedule

Monday, May 14, 2018
9:00 am - 10:45 am

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m.- 10:45 a.m. prior to service.

Monday, May 14, 2018
11:00 am

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 14, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL 61008 with Patrick Anderson officiating.

Burial in Highland Garden of Memories.

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My parents knew Harold and Irene for many years. My parents are.gone now. So all their memories are too. Irene was a wonderful lady always had a smile.

Lori Whitley Ball 2018-06-15T22:57:02

R.I.P Aunt Irene, you were my favorite blessing in my life. Your joy of life was infectious. God does have a special place in heaven for you. Love you!

Albert Dean 2018-05-14T09:44:20

May You RIP Aunt Irene. You were my favorite Aunt. You always made me laugh. Sending out my condolences to my cousins and saying prayers for each of you.
~Jackie Dean

Jacqueline Dean 2018-05-12T04:21:51

i am so sorry to hear. I know you all loved her so much and will really miss her.

Sandy Freeman 2018-05-11T12:12:33

Condolences to all in the family. We were neighbors back in the 70’s and consider the family to be life long friends.

Tammy Hayes Potter 2018-05-11T08:16:04

My sincere condolences for your loss. May your memories help comfort you in this time of need until you meet again. May the lord place his hand of comfort upon your shoulder when you need it the most. Your family is in my prayers.

April Goad 2018-05-10T22:32:55

My heart goes out to Irene’s family. I recently met Irene and Linnea when Irene was at Maple Crest. I enjoyed talking with her and appreciated how she looked after my Aunt June. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I’m so very sorry for your loss.

Malva Craft 2018-05-10T15:17:43

God took home another 👼. Until we meet again 🥀. R.I.P. AUNT IRENE. Forever loved always be missed!!!

Diane Cook Roberson 2018-05-10T13:11:46

Raeann and Mike I am so sorry for the loss of your Grandma. Praying for your family during this time. <3

Melissa Williams 2018-05-10T12:42:03

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