August 30, 2011 - September 22, 2020
Dean Chaplynn Twiggs, 9, of Manteno, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020. He was born August 30, 2011 in Kankakee, the son of Denise Baumgart and David Twiggs. Dean is survived by his mother Denise Baumgart of Manteno; his father, David Twiggs of Manteno; maternal grandparents, Lora and Chuck Chidester of Manteno; paternal grandmother, Pamela Summers of Utah; a sister, Samara Twiggs of St. Anne;aunts and uncles, Danielle (Nick) Todd of Arizona, Carolyn Carleson of Peotone and her significant other, Matthew Schergen, Kevin Chidester of Danforth and his fiancée Kari Snyder, Kristal Twiggs of Centralia, and Jacob Rapp of Utah; cousins, Bentley Todd, Christin Turner, Brooklyn Turner, Isaiah Turner, Kayden Chidester, Jayson Chidester, Sybastian Ziesemer, Braiden Snyder, Matthew Snyder, Jenny Twiggs, Phoenix Twiggs, and Wyatt Maxfield, and Caylynn Sipes; a great grandmother, Glenda (Larry) Newton; special friends, Sara, Lucas, Carter, AJ, Keegan, Josh, and CJ; and his loving cat, Cookie. He is preceded in death by his great grandmothers, Kaye Kohler and Peggy Combs; and great aunt Christin Moyement. Dean enjoyed playing video games, some of his favorites were Fortnite, Minecraft, and Mortal Kombat. He was an aspiring YouTuber and liked to watch educational videos on YouTube. He liked to sing and dance. He played football for the Bradley Lions and enjoyed playing army. He was an avid negotiator. He was an artist, as well as writing stories and comics. He loved playing with his friends and being outdoors. Most of all he loved spending time with family. A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 1 pm to 7 pm at Brown-Jensen Funeral Home. Dean’s favorite color was blue, we would like to encourage all friends and family to wear blue on his behalf. We ask that you please follow the state’s guidelines where masks/face coverings and distancing are concerned. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation. Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family.
Dean Chaplynn Twiggs, 9, of Manteno, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020. He was born August 30, 2011 in Kankakee, the son of Denise Baumgart and David Twiggs. Dean is survived by his mother Denise Baumgart of Manteno; his father, David... View Obituary & Service Information
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