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Obituary for Dean P. "Pat" Bawden

Dean  P. "Pat" Bawden
Dean P. “Pat” Bawden, 88, of Coldwater, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at the Community Health Center of Branch County.
A memorial service will be held Monday, November 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Dutcher Funeral Home in Coldwater with Pastor Shayne Looper of Lockwood Community Church officiating. The family will receive friends, prior to the service, beginning at 12 Noon at Dutcher Funeral Home.
Pat was born March 17, 1928 in Coldwater, MI to Prince and Roberta (Kantz) Bawden and was a 1946 graduate of Coldwater High School. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and graduated from Tri State University with a degree in Accounting. Dean married Janette Simpson on February 19, 1955 in Angola, IN, she preceded him in death on June 14, 2004.
Mr. Bawden worked for many years at LA Darling and later retired as Vice President from American Stamping in Battle Creek.
Pat was an outdoorsman who loved tending to his yard work, and greatly enjoyed cars, always keeping them immaculate.
Dean is survived by his daughters Mary Patrice (Randy) Kruger, Jennifer (Steve) Dirschell, Heather Russell all of Coldwater, his grandchildren Brittany (Bryce) Barber, Roxanne Kruger, Randy (Geena) Kruger, John Kruger, Cory (Kayla Cox) Russell, Sara Russell, Emily Russell, Joseph Dunn Myles Dirschell, Carly Doll and Seth Dirschell; great grandchildren Brylee and Bryson Russell and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his brother Robert (Emma) Bawden and sister Princene (Gerald) Smith.
Memorials may be directed to Animal Aid of Branch County. www.dutcherfh.com.
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