Patricia J. Dean of Hotchkiss died Monday, April 16, 2012, at Paonia Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was 80.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Dean was born March 2, 1932, in San Diego, Calif., to Frank and Christine (Larsen) Jasper. She spent her childhood and attended school in Council Bluffs, Iowa. In 1952 she received her bachelors of arts degree from Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Mass., where she studied Russian history.
She married Abbott Dean on July 15, 1952, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The marriage was later dissolved.
Mrs. Dean moved to Hotchkiss four years ago to be near her daughter.
She is survived by two sons, one daughter, two brothers and two grandchildren.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus