Dean Allen Rhyne, 61, of Elkhart, IN, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019. He was born in Hammond, IN to Meredith and Gertrude (Nordyke) Rhyne on August 14, 1957. He married the love of his life, Patricia on September 28, 2002 and she survives. He is also survived by his step-children; Emily (John) Breeden, Josh Etheridge, Mackenzie Etheridge and Dylan (Amy) Etheridge, grandchildren; Joshua and Sophie, sister, Marilyn Tauber, many other nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, Meredith and Gertrude Rhyne and brothers, Joey Rhyne and Kenny Rhyne. He was a baseball fanatic and a loyal Cubs fan. He loved to fish. He loved his wife and enjoyed being with his friends. Dean will be truly missed by his loving family and dear friends.