Thursday, June 23, 2011

Arrangements for our Angel Princess

Lindsay Dean

| Visit Guest Book

DEAN, Lindsay Raye
Of Parchment

Lindsay was born June 11, 2008 at CS Mott Children's Hospital at the University
of Michigan with a congenital heart defect known as Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Because her heart was too weak for complete surgical repair, Lindsay was placed on the heart transplant list in November 2008. After a long fighting wait,
her angel heart finally arrived just in time to her in June 2009. Lindsay was finally able to make her way home in
July of 2009 to begin her
new life with her family. 3 year old Lindsay Raye Dean, daughter of Everett (JR) and Suzanne (Lumbard) Dean of Parchment, received her angel wings Friday evening,
June 17, 2011 at Bronson Methodist Hospital after having a seizure which led to cardiac failure.

Lindsay is survived by her
two brothers, Cole and Cruz Dean; grandparents, Mary Dean (Parchment), William and Linda Smith, Donald
and Susan Lumbard (all of Kalamazoo); great grandparents, Clarence and Delores Lumbard (Plainwell); aunts and uncles, Daniel Lumbard (Pensacola, FL), Ken and Suzan Dean (Parchment), Doug and Deb Farrer (Kalamazoo), Robb and Carole Simpson (Wayland), Marva Simpson (Kalamazoo), Daniel Simpson (Clarendon Hills, IL), Jeff
and Carol Simpson (Lebanon, NJ), Jeannie Schoonbeck (Portage), John and Pam Lindsay (Muscatine, IA), Rick and Debra Lindsay (San Diego, CA), Wade and Retta Town (Kalamazoo), and Ed and Cindy Dean (Scotts); cousins, Braeden and Camden Lumbard (Pensacola, FL), Zachary Dean (Parchment) and Samantha Dean (Kalamazoo).

Preceded in death by her grandfather, Everett Dean, Sr.; great grandparents, Carrol and Margaret Lindsay, George and Ruth Dean, and Albert and Beatrice Schoonbeck; and uncle, Charles Simpson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Lindsay Dean Heart Fund at any First Community Federal Credit Union or by paypal on Lindsay's blog at www.lindsays to help with funeral expenses and
her pay it forward ministry
to other heart babies at CS Mott Children's Hospital, Love From Lindsay Baskets (www. A Celebration of Life Service, given by Pastor Pam Vanderberg, will be held on Friday, June 24, 2011 at 11:00 AM in the Valley Family Community Center, 995 Romence Rd. in Portage. The family will receive friends at the Langeland Family Funeral Home, Westside Chapel, 3926 S. 9th St. on Thursday, June 23rd from 5-8 PM. Please visit for online obituary, directions, register book and condolences. (269) 343-1508

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Heaven just got sweeter............

With the heaviest of hearts, we are saddened to say that Our Gift from God has passed suddenly and now in the safe arms of Jesus. Friday June, 17th will now be Lindsay's Jesus Day. Funeral arrangements will be announced very soon.
Please pray for strength for our family during this time.
Heart blessings always~