The Kokomo Tribune
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.
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,
(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.
May 12, 1970
ROBERT T. DEAN, FORMER
AUTOMOBILE DEALER, DIES
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin
A Shelby County
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.
Friday, May 7, 1926
DEAN FUNERAL TOMORROW
Services To Be At Home, Conducted
by the Rev. T. J. Wilson
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming