Linda Dean

Linda Dean

Linda L. Dean of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2011 in Kalamazoo. Linda was born November 13, 1942 in Watson Township, the daughter of Ira and Mildred (Pierce) VanHouten.

For several years she was employed with Harding’s Market in Otsego.

Surviving are her husband, Paul; a daughter Paula Dean of Allegan; a son Tom Dean of Otsego; 3 sisters, Lois, Lola and Suzie.

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no service. Memorial contributions may be made to Rose Arbor Hospice.

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  1. Don and Sandy says:

    We’re so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you, and if there’s anything we can do please let us know.

  2. LOLA MERCHANT says:

    There was no time to say good-bye because
    God saw your pain and took you home so you would suffer no more. You were my sister and my best friend,who was always there to talk to me when i needed someone to share things with.All though the pain in my heart is hard to bear right now I am happy God gave you the mercy and relief you needed.
    You will be in my heart and soul forever.
    And for Paul,Paula and Tommy.
    I Love you and will always be here for you.God bless all three of you and may he help you through your loss and pain.

  3. Deb Mason, Otsego says:

    So sorry to hear about Linda. She was so pleasant & always smiling. I will never forget the days of watching Tom. May all of you take comfort in the wonderful memories. God Bless you all.

  4. Pat and Jim Langdon says:

    Paul, Paula & Tommy,
    So sorry to hear about Linda, she was a special lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Pat & Jim

  5. Grace Ann Switzer says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss & know you’ll face much grief but you can be comforted knowing that she no longer has to suffer. My thoughts & prayers are with you & with all the rest of her family. Hugs!

  6. June and Roger Kennedy says:

    We were shocked to hear that you lost your wife, sorry for your loss.
    We are in Florida and will stop by to see you when we get back.

    June and Roger Kennedy

  7. David and Jamie Brock says:

    Paul, we are so very sorry to hear of the loss of your wife. We will be keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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