Jul. 12, 1862 Warren Jo Daviess County Illinois, USA
Feb. 13, 1922 Los Angeles County California, USA
NOTE: Burial at Angelus Rosedale Cemetery is not confirmed yet.
Also known as 'Willis' and 'Will'.
"Left Warren for Galveston, and thence for Seattle, and, later, for Los Angeles. He married Dora Evans in Los Angeles, and died there in Feb. 1922, aged 59 years. Will ‘had a wonderful smile and lovely disposition, and was liked by all who knew him.' Gifted with no mean order of musical talent, he devoted his life to cornet playing in theatrical orchestras. His widow survives, as do his daughter (Mrs. Wm. Gardner) and two sons in Los Angeles."
"DEATHS DEAN. Funeral services of W... H. Dean, beloved husband of Mrs. Dora G. Dean, will be held Thursday, February 16, at 2 p.m. from the funeral parlors of W.A. Brown [1385?] South Flower Street." [Los Angeles Times, 15 February 1922, Part I]