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Jean Carolyn James Dean

Jean Carolyn James Dean, 65, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013.

She was born Sept. 30, 1948, in Baltimore to Donald and Gloria (Thiele) James. She graduated from Mercy High School and later Maryland Institute of Art. She later earned a master's in clinical psychology. In recent years, she studied at the University of Minnesota, earning an advanced degree in hospital administration.

She became director of Hays Medical Center Wellness and Fitness Center and eventually administrator of Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.

Survivors include her husband, Gary; two stepsons, Chad Dean and Courtney Dean; two sisters, Carol Hilly and Dinah James; and two step-grandsons.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at her yoga studio (the always Christmas store) on Main Street in WaKeeney hosted by her family.