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M. Hubertine Dean

12/4/1931 - 9/10/2020

PEKIN ~ M. Hubertine Dean, 88, of Pekin, passed away at 1:56 a.m. Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Pekin Manor.

Born December 4, 1931 in Pocahontas, Arkansas to William J. and Lela R. (Roberts) Gschwend, she married Ryburn J. Dean on November 8, 1947 in Pocahontas.  Her beloved husband of 52 years passed away on October 19, 2009 in Pekin. She also was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Robert Gschwend and Charles Gschwend and one son-in-law, James Lawson.

She leaves behind her daughter; two granddaughters, Tammi L. (George) Andrae and Traci R. (Tony) Scachette and four great-grandchildren, George Andrae, Joli Andrae, Samantha Scachette and Shaylee Scachette. She also leaves several nieces and nephews.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pekin, where she was active for many years.

Her graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Monday, September 14, 2020 at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. Deacon Ernie Whited will officiate. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 303 South 7th Street, Pekin, Illinois 61554 or to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, Illinois 61554.

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