Notes for Dean William STURGES

b. Born 24 March, 1933 at 1:05 pm, Mason Twp, Murray Co., MN (Birth records, Murray Co., MN)

Mr. Dean W. Sturges, 76, of D'Iberville, MS, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009, in Gulfport. Mr. Sturges was born in Slayton, Minnesota, and had been a resident of D'Iberville for the past 32 years. He was a retired U.S. Air Force Veteran who served during the Korean and Vietnam Conflicts. He was a member, Post Commander and Quarter Master of VFW Post 6731 of D'Iberville.
Mr. Sturges was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Sturges; son, Michael Sturges; and parents, Russell and Irene Sturges. Survivors include his daughters, Christina Sturges, Cherrie Griffin, Tammy Prevost, Lynn Breaux and Denise LaVoie; sons, Stephen Sturges, Bruce McClure and Christopher Sturges; sister, Bonnie Noding; brothers, David Sturges, Leroy Sturges, Jerry Sturges and Terry Sturges; twenty grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Visitation is Wednesday, May 20, 2009, from 5 until 8 p.m. at Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, Howard Avenue in Biloxi. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Biloxi National Cemetery.
(Published in the Sun Herald on 5/19/2009)