|Birth: ||Mar. 7, 1948|
|Death: ||Apr. 15, 2009|
Dean M. Perdue, also known as Dino, passed away at the age of 61, surrounded by loving family and friends, on April 15, 2009 in his home in Montague after battling lung cancer.
Dean was born March 7, 1948 in Yreka. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was owner and operator of "The Diner" here in Yreka. He worked at Jim Wilson Ford Motors in sales for the past 23 years.
Dean enjoyed R.V. camping, hunting, fishing, golfing and bowling. He loved being outside, grooming the yard to perfection. His Christmas light display was a gift to the whole town of Montague. Dean could make anyone laugh, no matter what was going on around him. He was also a big Raiders fan. He loved spending time with his family, especially his three granddaughters. He was a member of the Yreka Elks Lodge for 25 years and a past member of the Yreka Kiwanis. He recently became a member of the Yreka Berean Church.
Dean is survived by his wife Kathy of Montague; his daughter and son-in-law, Missy and Jose Leyva; and granddaughters, Adrianna, Monica and Erica, all of Yreka; his son Richie Perdue of Yreka; his brother Pastor Don Perdue and his wife Bev of Montague; his mother-in-law Vivian Russell of Grenada; his nieces and nephew, Andrea and Mark Gilman, Melanie and John DeRose, Matt and Rhe Perdue of Yreka and Heather and Ryan Bashor of Silverton, Ore.; his half brother Vaughn Young of Santa Rosa; and his step dad Vernon Young, also of Santa Rosa.
Dean was preceded in death by his mother Lucille Young; his father Dean W. Perdue; and his step-mother Millie Price Perdue.
Dino has left this life, but leaves his family and friends with a lifetime of memories.
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Dave Jones
Record added: May 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36677762
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