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Dr. Deane E. Doolen

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[May 17, 2019]  HAVANA Dr. Deane E. Doolen, 88, of Havana passed away at his home on Sunday, May 12, 2019.


Dr. Deane E. Doolen, 88, of Havana passed away at his home on Sunday, May 12, 2019.

He is survived by his wife, Ann; three children: Martha Knight (Greg Krusz), Paul (Mitzi) Doolen and Sara (Greg) Mathis; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. One sister, Dianne (Bill) Geijsbeek, and two nephews that live in Seattle.

Deane was born in Lincoln, on October 6, 1930. He practiced private dentistry in Lincoln for 50 years, and served many community organizations and professional dental associations. In the latter part of his career, he provided dental care services for nursing homes.

Deane willed his body to be donated to science. Services will be private.

If you would like to pay respects and tribute, memorial donations may be made to
Hickory Ridge Concert Series (at Dickson Mounds Museum) or University of Illinois, College of Dentistry.

Checks can be mailed to:

Hickory Ridge Concerts,
PO Box 144,
Macomb IL 61455


The University of Illinois Foundation,
Class of 1955 Leo and Wanda Sabien Scholarship Fund
c/o Ms. Ana Lisa Ogbac
Office of Advancement (M/C 621), Room 404EB
UIC College of Dentistry
801 S. Paulina Street
Chicago, IL 60612-7211

Final arrangements for Deane were entrusted to Hurley Funeral Home, Havana.

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