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Kenneth Eugene Dean

October 8, 2018
Kenneth Eugene  Dean
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KENNETH EUGENE DEAN long time resident of Hesperia, CA, recent resident of Santa Maria; went to be with his Lord and wife, Mary Lou, that he shared 57 years of marriage, died on October 8, 2018 at the age 86. He leaves behind his two sons, Jeff (Melodie) & Steve Dean and his Sister “Dinky”. He had three grandkids Jessica (Miguel) Carrillo, Travis (Jennifer) Dean, Neka Dean and four great grandkids, Kario, Remington, Vanellope Carillo, and Maddy Dean. Ken Dean was born in Rusk, Texas on January 21 1932 to Thomas and Lillie Mae Dean. After High School he enlisted in the Air Force and spent several years as a pilot. At a USO show while waiting to be shipped out for pilot training he met a USO hostess who would later become his wife and lifelong partner. After several correspondences between the for over two years, Ken returned to March AFB in Riverside. They renewed their feelings towards each other and as it grew they knew they were meant to spend a lifetime together and were wed on Sep 24, 1955. They raised their two boys in San Bernardino, CA and when the boys left the nest to start a life of their own, Ken and Mary Lou moved to Hesperia, CA. Ken enjoyed the company of others and was very gifted artist with many of his painting throughout the country in homes and business. Ken had strong Christian beliefs. He will surely be missed by his children, family, and friends as he moves on into God's hands. His final resting place with his wife will be at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA. A Committal Service at the Cemetery, is scheduled for 2:00 pm Wednesday October 17, 2018.

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