Corrine Dean

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Entered into Rest

December 23, 2017

Phyllis "Corrine" Dean, 82, of Urbana, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 in The Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus. She was born January 25, 1935 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, the daughter of Rolland F. and Phyllis (Perry) Rutan.

Corrine retired from the Livonia Public School System in Livonia, Michigan. She later worked as a secretary for Urbana University and volunteered at Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana. Corrine was a member of the Urbana Champaign County Senior Center where she enjoyed singing with the "Guys & Dolls." She also participated in the Bell Choir at the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church and was a member of the Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society. Corrine was very talented in arts and crafts - always working with a needlework, needlepoint or crocheting project. Many of her projects could be found on display at the Champaign County Fair where she was in charge of the open class arts and crafts projects. Corrine will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her husband, Robert C. Dean; her daughter, Dori Dean of Flint, Michigan; her son, Robert Darin (Victoria) Dean of Mechanicsburg; her daughter-in-law, Shelley Dean; her grandchildren, Robbie W. (MaryKate) Dean, Jamie L. Dean, Elizabeth C. Dean, and J. Samantha Dean; her great grandson, Lukas R. Dean; her sister, Eloise (Howard) Johnson of Charlotte, NC; and her several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her son, Rolland Wesley "Dusty" Dean; and her brothers, Calvin (Jean), Merrill (Angie), and Lester (Donna Mae) Rutan.

A memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, January 25, 2018 in the SKILLMAN, McDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with Pastor Linden Good officiating. The family will receive friends for 2 hours prior to the service from 5-7 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Urbana Champaign County Senior Center, P.O. Box 664, Urbana, Ohio 43078.

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