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Shirley Dean


Shirley Dean, 85, of Davenport, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in hospice in Peoria, Ariz. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Christ Family Church, 4601 Utica Ridge Road, Davenport. Visitation will be one hour before service. Burial will be at Oakdale Memorial Gardens in Davenport. A luncheon will be held at the church following the burial. Memorials may be made to Davenport Host Lions Club Charitable Foundation, 1001 Coffelt Ave. Bettendorf, IA 52722 or The Iowa Lions Foundation, 2300 South Duff Ave., Ames, Iowa, 50010.
Shirley was born in 1933, in Davenport, to Harry and Gladys Schroeder. She married Norman Dean on April 15, 1955, in Independence, Iowa. Shirley was a registered nurse for several years at St. Luke's Hospital and also was a member of the Lions Club, The Red Hat Society and Christ Family Church. She enjoyed dogs, sewing, crossword puzzles, reading, traveling and cooking. She also was a St. Louis Cardinals and Iowa Hawkeyes fan, but her biggest joy was her family and friends.
Survivors include her husband, Norm of Davenport; daughter, Patricia (Tom) Kendall of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; son, Daniel (Vickie) Dean of Waukee, Iowa; grandchildren, Nate, Natalie, Claire, Zach, Chelsea, Jordan and Ashley; and five great-grandchildren; and her sister, Evonne Fisher Welp, Round Rock, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Rebecca McMillen.
The family would especially like to thank the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Ariz., and her many friends from the Lions Club.
Online condolences may be expressed to Shirley's family by visiting this obituary at www.WeertsFH.com.
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