Sarah Jane (Helfer) Dean, 87


Sarah Jane (Helfer) Dean, 87, of St. Paul, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019, at Morning Breeze Health Care, Greensburg. She was born January 12, 1932, in Decatur County, the daughter of the late Charles Helfer and Goldie (Willy) Helfer Wolsieffer.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Dean, in 1980; her parents; and siblings, Pete, Jody, Pat, Erbie and Charles.
She attended St. Paul High School. Jane worked for several years as a forklift driver for Delta Faucet, retiring in 1997 after 21 years of service. Her children said she was an animal lover, a great cook, and a generous and loving mother. She also raised Yorkies.
Survivors include her children, Mike (Beth) Bryant of Greensburg; Anna Hunter of Greensburg; Barb (Steve)
Spencer of Greensburg, and David Dean of St. Paul; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Friday, February 22, 2019, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in the Glenn E. George Funeral Home, 106 E. Franklin St., St. Paul, IN with a Memorial service for Jane starting at 3:00pm. Burial will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to any Animal Shelter of the donor's choice.
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