Ralph Dean Jr., went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 21, 2013. He passed away peacefully with his family at his side. He was born in Three Rivers on July 18, 1930 the son of Ralph and Carmelita Dean. Visitation will be held Friday, July 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the Jowett Family Funeral Homes in Benzonia, with Rev. Bob Larimer officiating. Memorial service will be noon Saturday, July 6 at Blaine Christian Church with a visitation one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed towards the Blaine Christian Church Building Fund. Please share thoughts and memories with the Dean family on their online guestbook at www.jowettfamilyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Jowett Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Frankfort & Benzonia.