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Alvin "Dean" Westerman

Alvin "Dean" Westerman

Alvin "Dean" Westerman, age 71, of Quincy, died on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. in his home. He was born on December 29, 1944 in Quincy, a son of Alvin F. & Alleyne (Garrison) Westerman. He married Patti Arnold on July 27, 2003 in Quincy. She survives.

Dean was a graduate of Quincy High School and Gem City Business College. He served in the U.S. Army and was deployed in 1968 to Vietnam. He was recently able to participate on a Great River Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

He was the former owner of the Coach House Restaurant and the Plaza Restaurant. Dean was also the builder and founder of the former Baron's Restaurant in Quincy.

Many of his favorite times included being with his family and friends. He was a member of Cedar Crest Country Club, where he loved golfing and hanging out with his buddies. He also enjoyed traveling or just taking a ride in the car.

In addition to his wife, Patti, Dean is survived by his son Randy Westerman and his wife Susie of Quincy; step-daughters, Heather Faught of Liberty, IL, Dr. Kristina Baucom of FL and Michelle Baucom-Keller and her husband Nathan of Mendon, IL; a daughter-in-law Penny Westerman of Plainville, IL; grandchildren, Parker, Paige & Claire Westerman, Kassidy & Kallie Westerman, Oliver Keller, Bentlee, Baylee & Blain Faught; cousins, Cathie (Jerry) Fleming, formerly of Liberty and Rosemary Bunte of Quincy; and his best canine-friend, Molli also survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Ric Westerman.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at The Crossing. Interment will be in Greenmount Cemetery with military honors conducted at the cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at The Crossing. Memorials may be made to Great River Honor Flight or to the Blessing Cancer Center. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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From:
Haxels
Quincy, IL
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RIP Deano! Your smile will be missed. Spiker and Vickey
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Brenda Seals
Quincy, IL
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Thoughts and prayers Patti, Randi and family. Heaven has gained a great man. I hope they have some lifesaver mints for him .
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Connie & Virg Frese
Quincy, IL
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Patti, Virg & I are so sorry to learn of Deans passing. He was a great man with a flashing smile! May all of your sweet memories bring you peace.
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Tammy Nelson
Camp Point, IL
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Sympathies to all of Deans family I have some fond memories of working with Dean at the Coach House several years ago. He truely was a great man
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Brandi Griswold
Quincy, IL
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Very sorry for your loss Patti. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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Cris and Deb Carstens
Qyincy, IL
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So sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed Dean. He was a great man.
From:
Jim Ritterbusch
Galena, IL
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Knew Dean from about 3rd grade and was honored to spend some time with Dean in the military. Can't remember an an unkind word from Dean in those 60 years.
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Debbystark@leader1.com Stark
Quincy, IL
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Patti, I am saddened to learn about Dean's passing. May God bring you peace during this difficult time.
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Angela Gates
Keokuk, IA
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Dean and the owners at Coach House gave me my first job! Many memories and learning experiences were gained while working there and I'm grateful for them all.
My deepest sympathies to Dean's family and friends. He will be missed!
From:
Brad & Charman Baxter
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We are sorry for your loss Patty Prayers and thoughts for you and your family.
From:
Mike & Sharon Becks
Palmetto, FL
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Patti, Randy & Family, our prayers & thoughts are with you all at this time.
From:
Don & Joan Benz
Quincy, IL
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Patti and Family - We are sorry for your loss - Wishing you peace
From:
Ron & Mary Bradshaw
Payson, IL
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Randy: So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
From:
Jackie Hearn-Stover
O'Fallon, MO
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I have known Dean since second grade at Washington School. He always had a smile and something nice to say about everyone. My mother, my aunt and his mother spent many years in PTA. He will be missed by family and friends. God's blessings to the family and friends. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family.