Funeral services for Richard A. Deany, 75, of Hot Springs, AR and formerly of Chebanse, IL will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Sts. Mary & Joseph Catholic Church in Chebanse, IL. Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Monday, June 14, 2010 at Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton, IL. Burial will be in the Sts. Mary and Joseph Cemetery in Chebanse, IL.
Mr. Deany was born on April 3, 1935 in Chatsworth, IL, the son of William J. and Kathryn M. Berlett Deany. He married Myrna C. Downing on April 7, 1956 in Chebanse, IL. She preceded him in death on September 3, 1992. He then married the former Pam Stewart Bergman in Watseka, IL on September 8, 1993 and she survives in Hot Springs, AR.
He is also survived by daughters, Terri (Dan) Stauffenberg of Manteno and Chris (Mike) Brouillet of Jupiter, FL; and sons, David (Dr. Deidre) Deany of Clifton, IL and Rick (Karen) Deany of Chebanse, IL. There are stepchildren, Jill (Ron) Wallace of Hot Springs, AR and Joe (Gina) Bergman of Bourbonnais, IL. Also, thirteen grandchildren, Derek, Courtney and Sidney Stauffenberg, Sarah Brouillet, Philip Brouillet and Kayla Deany, Taylor Deany, Jason (Kathy) Deany, Matt Deany and Adam (Kristy) Deany, Dylan Birge, Hayley Birge and Jake Bergman. In addition there are three great-grandchildren, Annabelle Deany, Elizabeth Deany and Bryce Deany. A sister, Millie (Tom) Stevenson survives in Chebasne, IL. In addition to his first wife , he was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert Deany and four sisters, Marjorie Dubois, Arlene Wendling, Delores Deany and Wilma Milton.
Dick enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles, boating, the outdoors, traveling and trucking throughout the U.S. He was affectionately known as “Digger”. He enjoyed being with family and friends.
Monday, June 14, 2010
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