Deanna "Dee Dee" Tyler
June 4, 1944 ~ September 8, 2023
Resided in: Mt. Auburn, Illinois
Deanna Darlene “Dee Dee” Tyler, 79, of Mt. Auburn, passed away at 1:20 a.m. on Friday, September 8, 2023, at Taylorville Skilled Nursing & Rehab.
Dee Dee was born June 4, 1944, in Springfield, the daughter of Russell and Dena Marie (Hagler) Huegel. She graduated from Virden High School with the Class of 1964. Dee Dee worked as a playground supervisor for Memorial School in Taylorville for 17 years, before accepting the same position at Mt. Auburn Grade School for 7 years. When Mt. Auburn Grade School closed, Dee Dee transferred over to Stonington Elementary for a short time before retiring. She also worked as a cook for several years at Green Gables while employed with the school district.
Dee Dee married Fred L. Tyler on September 13, 1997, at Mt. Auburn, and they enjoyed nearly 26 years of marriage. She was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville, and devoted member to the Mt. Auburn Lioness Club until its closure. Dee Dee enjoyed vegetable gardening and crocheting.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Dee Dee is survived by her husband, Fred L. Tyler of Mt. Auburn; son, Anthony Hubbard of Mt. Auburn; sister, Linda (husband, Ernest “Pete”) Hohimer of Virden; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation & Funeral Ceremony: The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 11, 2023, at Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin Street, Taylorville, IL 62568. The funeral ceremony will follow the visitation at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor David Crouch officiating.
Interment will follow the ceremony at Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dee Dee’s family.
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