Marion L. Dickman, 78, of Springfield, died at 8:49 am, Thursday, September 8, 2016 at her home. She was born November 20, 1937 in Jacksonville, IL to Thomas and Velma L. Crawford Witham. She married Ronald L. Dickman on October 13, 1956 and he preceded her in death on September 26, 2007.
Survivors include one sister, Carolyn Burnett of Springfield; one sister in law, Karen Witham of Springfield; three daughters, Rhonda (Richard A.) Dickman Waters of Springfield, Loretta Denise Goetz of Springfield and Belinda (Steve) Steskal of Pawnee; five grandchildren, Angiiy Creviston, David Anthony Long, Alisha Goetz, Caleb Goetz and Jordan Goetz (fiancé, Melissa Morrow); four great-grandchildren, Landyn Morrow, Isabella Goetz, Wyatt Goetz, and Kaylynn Goetz and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, step-father, Claude Gristy; two sisters, Jackie (Walt) Walters and Janet Bierman and one brother Walter Witham.
Marion worked for Famous Barr and Macy’s for 35 years, retiring in 2008. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church where she volunteered for several church activities, she also volunteered at the Crisis Pregnancy Center, when she was younger she spent part of her childhood at the Odd Fellow Children’s Home in Lincoln, IL. Marion will be missed greatly by all who loved her.
Visitation: 4 – 7 pm, Monday, September 12, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church. An additional visitation will be held from 10 – 11 am, Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Greg Busboom and Pastor Ladd Sonnenberg officiating. Private Burial at Camp Butler National Cemetery at a later date.
Date: Monday, September 12, 2016
Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm
An additional visitation will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church from 10-11 am, Tuesday, September 13, 2016.
Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Time: 11:00 am
There will be a private burial at Camp Butler National Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church.
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