Dennis A. Dewey, 62, of DeKalb died Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Kishwaukee Hospital.
He was born September 10, 1951 in DeKalb. The son of Clarence and Ruth (Harold) Dewey. He married Donna M. Ranken on October 11, 1972.
Dennis worked at Barber-Greene in DeKalb for 20 years and was the supervisor of the Sycamore Police Department Auxiliary for several years. He also served as the police chief in Malta for many years.
His laughter and humor will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him. He was a big man with an even bigger heart.
Survivors include his wife, Donna; three brothers, Clarence Dewey, Jerry (Sue) Dewey and Don (Debbi) Dewey; his brother-in-law, Bob (Sharon) Ranken; his nieces and nephews, Corey (Miriah) Ranken, Kelley (Warren) Stahl, Jennifer (Jeremy) Lycan, Tim Dewey, Christopher (Jessica) Dewey, Crystal (Adam) Glass and Samantha Garver; and several great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
His Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 17th from 10:00-11:00 AM at the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory in Sycamore, with a Memorial Service to begin at 11:00 AM, with Rev. Robert C. Kinnear officiating. A luncheon and time for fellowship will be held after the Service at the Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore.
For info or to sign the online guest book, go to www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com or call 815-895-2833.