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John Dean

March 28, 1934 — April 29, 2013

John "Jack" T. Dean, Jr., age 79, of Peoria, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2013 at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

Jack was born on March 28, 1934 in Peoria, Illinois to John T. and Denese (Cottrell) Dean, Sr.

Jack is survived by his brother, Richard (Teresa) Dean of Alexandria, Virginia; and two nephews, Justin and Joshua Dean both of Pekin, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Charles Dean.

Following graduation from Canton High School, Jack served in the United States Army 31st Infantry Regiment as an Infantry Field Communications Specialist from 1953 to 1956. He serving, Jack graduated from Brown Business School in 1958 with a degree in Accounting and Auditing and from Western Illinois University in 1964 with a degree in Accounting. Jack worked as an accountant for both Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and Pabst Brewing Company of Peoria. He later was employed as a Civilian Employee with the United States Army serving as Auditor and Finance Officer at the Granite City Army Depot, Staff Accountant with the 8th U.S. Army in Seoul, South Korea, Systems Accountant with the Office Comptroller of the Army in the Pentagon, and Supervisory Systems Accountant with the U.S. Army Tank and Automotive Command.

Jack was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1984 in Canton, Illinois for 56 years.

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 6, 2013 from 10am to 11am at Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home in Peoria. A graveside service with military honors will be held at Swan Lake Memory Gardens with Rev. Don Whitman officiating immediately following the visitation. Memorials may be made to the VFW Post 1984 in Canton, Illinois.


MAY 6. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home
428 W. McClure Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

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