Jack F. Dean

January 11, 1967 - October 26, 2014

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A memorial service will be held Friday, October 31, 2014, at 5 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel.

Calling is Friday, October 31, 2014, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the funeral home.
Jack F. Dean, 47, of Kendallville died Sunday, October 26, 2014, at 3:55 p.m. in his residence.

He had lived in this area for 30 years.

Mr. Dean had worked for Professional Transportation in Garrett for 20 years.

Jack loved working on cars, fishing, hunting, and camping. He enjoyed being with his family and friends.

He was born January 11, 1967, to James and Camilla (Rukes) Dean. His father preceded him in death on January 11, 2014, and his mother survives in Kendallville.

In 2001 he married Regina L. Brown in Albion. She survives in Kendallville.

Also surviving are five daughters, Iva Dean of Bristol, Helen (Scott) Jones of Kendallville, Evelyn Apodaca of New Mexico, Callie Ziems of Kendallville, and Jessica Dean of Kendallville; a son, Jesse Dean of Kendallville; nine grandchildren; four sisters, Cindy (Bruce) Mitchell of Terre Haute, Liz (Bobby) Click of Kendallville, Rhonda (Tim) Shepherd of Kendallville, and Rose Miller of Rome City; nine brothers, Allen (Shelly) Dean of Kendallville, Jimmy (Jen) Dean of Kendallville, Donnie Dean of Kendallville, Bill (Gina) Dean of North Carolina, Hershell (Kristy) Dean of Albion, Jay (Veronica) Dean of South Milford, Dickie Dean of Rome City, Ben Dean of Kendallville, and Dallas (Rhonda) Dean of Kendallville; and 169 nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

A memorial service will be held Friday, October 31, 2014, at 5 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville.

Calling is Friday, October 31, 2014, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the family.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

Santana Dean
May 3rd, 2016 12:57pm
Butler, Indiana

I will always remember him. He was the best uncle that anyone could possibly know and have. I stop and think about him a lot, then i cry. Just wish he could have lived on....

The Lung Family
October 31st, 2014 8:42pm
Kendallville, Indiana

We were so saddened to hear of Jack's passing. He will be greatly missed by everyone. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Dean Family. Verlin, Nancy, Greg and Geoff

kellie rodman-holley
October 29th, 2014 11:00pm
auburn Alabama

You were a great step brother,you always treated me like family,you will be missed.

Tammy Schneider
October 29th, 2014 12:51am

So sorry for your loss. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Cheri Donovan (Wilson)
October 28th, 2014 11:23pm

At times like this, we can't help remembering how fragile life is. May you find strength in the love of family and in the warm embrace of friends. I grew up knowing this big Dean family and Im feeling your loss. Jack will be missed!!!! Hugs and prayers to the Dean family.

gilda mcdonald
October 28th, 2014 10:56pm
sarasota Florida

So sorry for your loss.My prayers are with you and your family

Danielle Dean
October 28th, 2014 10:54pm
Myrtle Beach, SC

I will always remember you Uncle Jack..Prayers going out to the whole Family..

Floyd Sells
October 28th, 2014 4:19pm

So sorry for your loss, my prayers are with all the family. RIP Jack

Gary and Teresa Hunter
October 28th, 2014 2:28pm

Praying for peace and comfort for all the family

lucy cox
October 28th, 2014 12:35pm

I am so sorry for your loss.May the Lord look over your family and give you peace. Our prayers are with your family.

Crystal Dean
October 28th, 2014 12:55am

We will forever hold our memories of Jack close to our hearts. He has taught all the kids so much and always guided them in the right direction. We will always be thankful that we were able to be a part of his life. Our thoughts are with you all. We love you and we're always here for you. Love, Crystal, Hannah, Brooklyn, and Tanner

October 28th, 2014 12:01am


Becky (Polly)Sparkman
October 27th, 2014 3:15am

So sorry to hear of your & your family's loss. Prayers for all the Deans to make it through this.