March 15, 2015
Sioux Center, Iowa
10:30 A.M., Saturday, March 21, 2015
In lieu of flowers memorials may be designated to Pella Historical Society
June 26, 1919 - March 15, 2015
Adriana (Ada) Francis Dean was born on June 26, 1919 in Eddyville, Iowa to Cornelia and John Wynberg. Ada graduated from Pella Christian Grade School in 1933 and Pella Christian High School in 1937. Ada completed nurses training at Christian Psychopathic Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1943. On May 7, 1948 Ada married John Arland Dean and on March 17, 1949, they welcomed son James Robert Dean.
Ada made confession of her Christian faith in the Christian Reformed Church, reaffirmed her faith in the Presbyterian Church in 1959 and was a longstanding member of the Presbyterian Church in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Ada is survived by her son James R. Dean (Marilyn) of Sioux Center, Iowa; grandsons: James Thomas (J.T.) Dean (Bronwen), Sioux Center, Ross Dean (Genevieve), Des Moines, Matthew (Katie) Chicago; great-grand children: Skylar, James, Kellen, Brennen, Charlotta, Sioux Center; Jacquelyn and Maya, Chicago; and many cousins, nieces, nephews. Ada was preceded in death by her parents: John & Cornelia Wynberg; her brothers: Henry and Hubert Wynberg; and her sisters: Cornelia (Cora) Bos and Evelina Stravers.
Ada passed away March 15, 2015 at Royal Meadows Nursing Home in Sioux Center, Iowa where she was cared for with love by the staff and under Hospice since December.