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Florence Blanche Fenley Dean
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1919
Clay County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 2003
Iowa, USA

Wife of John Ralph Dean. Daughter of Stephen Havilah Fenley and Gertrude Ellen Bettis


Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, March 13, 2003


Florence Blanche Fenley Dean was born July 23, 1919 in Vermillion, S. D. to Stephen H. and Gertrude Bettis Fenley. Florence passed away Saturday, March 1, 2003 of injuries received in an automobile accident.

She was the seventh child and was raised on a farm south of Russell. Florence graduated from Russell High School. On August 12, 1940 she was united in marriage to John Ralph Dean. They were blessed with two children: Karen Jo and David Dean.

Florence was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John; her daughter Karen Jones; grandson Chris Jones; great-grandchildren Ryan and Austin; brothers and sisters; James Fenley, Delbert "Doc" Fenley, Leo Fenley, Guy Fenley, Gladys Dandurand, and Stephen Fenley.

She is survived by her son David G. Dean, and her grandchildren: Lori Evans, Mark Jones, Melinda Alitz, and Rebecca Fletcher, and 9 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were held Friday, March 7, 2003 at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton with the Rev. James Cord of the Wakonda Christian Church conducting the services. Burial was in the Russell Cemetery.

Obituary courtesy of Charles M. Wright

Family links: 
  Stephen Havilah Fenley (1874 - 1961)
  Gertrude Ellen Bettis Fenley (1875 - 1958)
  John Ralph Dean (1918 - 1996)*
  Karen Jo Dean Jones (1940 - 1979)*
  Leo Van Fenley (1900 - 1937)*
  Stephen Hugh Fenley (1911 - 1989)*
  Florence Blanche Fenley Dean (1919 - 2003)
*Calculated relationship
Russell Cemetery
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Skip
Originally Created by: Doris Christensen
Record added: Oct 03, 2009
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Florence Blanche <i>Fenley</i> Dean
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 Added: Aug. 26, 2012

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