Dean L. Nussbaum Born: December 21, 1923 Died: April 01, 2016 Dean L. Nussbaum, 92, of Fairbury and formerly of Chatsworth, went to be with his Lord at 3:10 am Friday, April 1, 2016, at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Monday, April 4, 2016, at the Apostolic Christian
Church, Forrest, where he was a member for 70 years, with ministers of the church
officiating. Burial will be in the North Apostolic Christian Cemetery, rural Forrest. Visitation
will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 pm Sunday, April 3, 2016, at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home,
Fairbury and 9:00 to 9:45 am Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions in Dean’s name may be made to the Fairview Haven Retirement Community,
Fairbury, or the Apostolic Christian Harvest Call, P.O. Box 3797, West Lafayette, IN 47996.
Dean was born December 21, 1923, in Forrest, IL, a son of Ira and Leona Abersol
Nussbaum. He married Betty L. Metz on January 12, 1946, in Pontiac, IL. She preceded him
in death on June 14, 2013.
He is survived by his children, Terry (Deborah) Nussbaum, Fairbury; Luann (Jerold) Endress,
Dunlap; Jay (M. Ann) Nussbaum, Bloomington; and Elaine (Lynn) Stoller, Gridley; fourteen
grandchildren, Joseph Livingston, Abby (Dan) Eisenman, Lucas (Raya) Nussbaum, Tessa
(Ben) Herr, Clint (Stefanie) Endress, Troy (Lindsay) Endress, Brett (Cassie) Endress, Ty (Erin)
Endress, Will (Alexis) Nussbaum, Casey (Tyler) Zimmerman, Candice (Michael) Dohman,
Holly (Will) Kellenberger, Natalie (Tommy) Hoerr, and Wendy (Josh) Schick; 39 greatgrandchildren,
and four sisters, Leona, Janice and Carol Nussbaum, Fairbury; and Doris
He is preceded in death by one grandson, Jacob Nussbaum, five brothers, Alden, Willis,
Wayne, Byron, and Glen Nussbaum.
Dean had a great love for his Lord, his church, and his children and grandchildren. His
hobbies included woodworking and spending time at his pond. He owned and operated
Nussbaum Chevrolet and Oldsmobile, Chatsworth, and farmed in the Livingston County
area for many years. His family appreciated the example he set and his optimistic outlook