Died: Monday, March 25, 2013
of Davison, formerly of Ortonville, died in Goodrich after a long illness.
Harold was born May 13, 1935 in Makenda, Ill. to the late Delbert and Nellie Catherine (nee: Mendenhall) Dean. He is survived by his wife Phyllis Dean, whom he married Aug. 29, 1980 at Christ Lutheran Church, Hadley; four children, William (Dawn) Dean, Judith Galant, Jeffrey Grubbs and Doug Grubbs; one sister, Ila May Galloway; six grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by three brothers, Ray, William and Curtis Dean.
Harold was a member of the Edna Burton Senior Center. He enjoyed music jamborees and woodworking, in which he made and played dulcimers. He was also a member and Past Worshipful Master of the Ortonville Masonic Lodge #339 F & AM where his memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., April 6. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the Masonic Lodge. Arrangements were entrusted to Coats Village Funeral Home, Ortonville. Harold’s family extends their gratitude to all of the staff at Genesys Hospice. Memorial contributions may be made to Genesys Hospice. Envelopes are available at the service. To send a condolence, go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.