Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Kokomo  Tribune
May 12, 1970
Page 7
          Robert T. Dean, 53, 1512 Pontiac Dr., former automobile agency owner, died unexpectedly late Monday night in his home.  He had suffered a heart attack in January and had recently resumed work for a few hours a day at H. E. McGonigal, Inc.  Born in Shelbyville, Jan. 19, 1917, he was the son of  Robert and  Noreene Gannon Dean.  He was graduated from Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis.  His mother survives in Shelbyville.  On July 1, 1939, he was married in Indianapolis to  Gwendolyn Bynum,  who survives.  He had been associated with several automobile firms.  He worked for the former  Ray Hendricks  Lincoln Mercury Agency here and had owned a Studebaker Agency and the Auto Mart Used Car Agency, both of Kokomo, and for the past two and a half years had worked for  McGonigals.  He was associated with the Central Indiana Timing at the Bunker Hill Drag Strip.  A member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, he was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Elks Lodge.  Surviving with the widow and mother, are a daughter,  Barbara of Kokomo; a son,  Dr. Richard Dean, Manhattan, Kan.; one sister,  Mrs. Albert (Shirley) Struckus,  Shelbyville, and a brother  Richard  also of Shelbyville.  Funeral Mass will be offered at 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church with the Rev. Francis Niesen officiating.  Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Jacobs Funeral Home after 2 p.m. Wednesday.  The Rosary will be recited there at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

A  Shelby  County  Newspaper
Friday, May 7, 1926
Services  To  Be  At  Home,  Conducted
by  the  Rev.  T.  J.  Wilson
          Funeral services for  Francis M. Dean,  who died yesterday afternoon, will be held tomorrow afternoon at the home, 703 Montgomery street.  The Rev. T. J. Wilson will conduct the services.  Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery.  Ralph J. Edwards will be in charge.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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