In loving memory of

Talissa Michelle Dean
April 12, 1968 - April 24, 2021

Talissa M. Dean, 53, of Baldwin, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at her home.

A celebration of her life will be held from 1 to 5 P.M., Sunday, May 9, 2021, at the Eagles Club in Maquoketa.  At Peace Cremation Services have been provided by Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa.

Talissa Michelle Haney was born on April 12, 1968 in Santa Maria, California to Robert and Caroline Jo (Corbus) Madrigal. She spent most of her youth growing up in the rural town of Sisquoc CA. She was a 1985 graduate of Ernest Righetti High School in Orcutt, California and then earned an Associates Degree in business administration from Santa Barbara Business College.

Talissa had worked as a CNA and CMA at Prairie House and at Crestridge Nursing Home, both in Maquoketa.

Talissa enjoyed cooking, taking care of others, gardening and plants. Additionally, she loved animals, nature hikes and reading a good novel.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, Timothy Haney of Baldwin IA, and Sisquoc CA, Joshua Grigg of Maquoketa, IA, and Dylan Dean of Baldwin, IA; her grandson Jacob Finn Gibson; her father, Robert Madrigal of Orcutt, CA; brothers, Bobby Madrigal of Orcutt, CA, and Kelly Madrigal of Orcutt, CA; and her Significant other, William "Bill" Steggall of Baldwin, IA. She was preceded in death by her mother.

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Kat wrote on May 19, 2021:

"You will be missed! You was so nice and always had positive words for anyone who was having bumps in life road. I am shocked seeing you passed, RIP Condolences to family???"