Jane Dean nee Janet Carol Grotzky, was born on Sept. 2, 1939, in Grand Island, Nebraska.
Jane passed away at her home in San Antonio, Texas, on April 26, 2018.
She worked many years as a farm hand in northwest Iowa. Among her many hobbies, her favorites included canvas painting, sewing, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.
Jane is preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Dean; parents Andrew Grotzky and Florence Goodwin Leschinsky; a sister, Jacqueline (Joseph) Warren; brothers Robert, Harold, and Jerry Grotzky; and a granddaughter, Jennifer Jane Metcalfe.
Surviving Jane are brothers Albert Grotzky of Grand Island, and Leslie Grotzky of Muscatine; a sister Lorraine (Jim) Letscher of Grand Island; four children, Terry (Chong Yo) Dean of Swansea, Illinois, Dan (Elaine) Dean, Cameron (Theresa) Dean, and Sally (Jack) Metcalfe, all of San Antonio; grandchildren Nicole (Isaac) Fuentes of San Antonio, James Dean of Okoboji, Robert Dean of Ames, Michael Dean of Omaha, Nebraska, Franklin Dean of Spencer, and Amelia Dean of Mesa, Arizona; 11 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.