Dewain Edward Yearian
Dewain Edward Yearian
  • December 3, 1949 - August 28, 2017
  • Illinois

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Dewain Edward Yearian, 67, born, December 3, 1949 in East St Louis, Illinois, passed away, August 28, 2017 in Belleville, Illinois.

He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him. Dewain was a 65 year survivor of diabetes and fought the disease with everything in his power. He was hard working and dedicated in various aspects of his life. He retired from City Bank as a clerk after almost ten years of service. He also enjoyed ceramic, pottery and spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by both parents; Edward Lee and Helen G. (nee Griffin) Yearian.

Surviving are his children; Lindsey Hobart and Brett Yearian; his siblings, Daniel (Joyce) Yearian, Robert (Cindy) Yearian, Sandra Kurtz. Karen (Doug) Richardson and Debbie (Dave McIlravy) Menard and a number of nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.

Memorials in his name are appreciated to the American Association of Diabetes. Additional memories and condolences may be made online at

Cremation Services are held under the direction of Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois. Interment and graveside service will take place at a later date in Valhalla Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Belleville, Illinois. The services listed under his name in the Belleville News Democrat Newspaper are INCORRECT. Please IGNORE.