|Birth: ||Oct. 11, 1912|
|Death: ||Jul. 12, 1989|
Closed casket funeral services for Harold A. Dick of 19800 County Road 36, Sterling, will be conducted 10 a.m. Saturday from First English
Lutheran Church, the Rev. Lohn M.Johnson officiating.
Military graveside rites by Jake Uhrig Post No. 3541, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Sterling and burial will follow in Riverside cemetery.
Mr. Dick, 76, died Wednesday, July 12, 1989, at his home.
He was born Oct. 11, 1912, in Sterling, the son of Alex and Margaret Wagner Dick, grew up on a farm near Padroni and graduated from Padroni High School at the height of the Great Depression.
He married Esther A. Walker, Oct. 5, 1941, in Sidney,. Neb., and joined the U.S. Army Air Corps March 17, 1942, was stationed at Sa linas, Calif., and later served in a P-38 fighter squadron in London, Paris, Brussels, and Munich during World War II before being dischar gedin 1945.
Mr. Dick returned to Sterling and began a 32-year career with Safeway Stores, Inc., working as a meat market manager in Sterling for many years as well as in Goodland, Kan., and Denver.
He was a member of First English Lutheran Church and served on the current Board of Trustees. He was also a member of the Jake Uhrig, Post No. 3541, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Sterling; an avid gardener, fisherman and woodcraftsman.
Mr. Dick is survived by his wife, Esther Dick; a son, Mark Dick, both of Sterling; two daughters, Margie Klein of Valenia, Calif., and Sharon Fitzgerald of Orofino, Idaho; a brother, Gerald Dick of Sterling; two sisters, Elvina Schott of Sterling and Elfreda Schlenz of Fresno, Calf., and five grandchildren.
Chancy-Walters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Alex Dick (1884 - 1965)
Margaret Wagner Dick (1884 - 1960)
Esther Alice Walker Dick (1915 - 2014)*
Margaret Kay Klein (1947 - 2013)*
Harold Arthur Dick (1912 - 1989)
Gerald John Dick (1921 - 2010)*
Created by: Our Colorado Family
Record added: Sep 23, 2009
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