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Robert Edward "Bud" Dixon, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1929
Buffalo
Wright County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 2011
Golden Valley
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Robert Jr. (Bud) attended a country grade school for eight years. From there he attended Buffalo High School after which he farmed with his father. In 1950 he was called into the armed service, trained in Camp Rucker, Alabama, was sent to Korea, served there for the required time, and was discharged. He again farmed with his father until October 1953 at which time he started working for the Minnesota Highway Dept. as an Engineering Technician. He has worked for the Department of Transportation for 33 years.

Bud has served on the Hanover City Council for the past ten years and is seeking another four-year term. He has been a volunteer fireman for 26 years, and has been a member of the Hanover Lions Club for ten years.

February 26, 1996
Open House at Hanover City Hall to Honor Buddy Dixon
An open house is planned for Sunday, February 26, 1996 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Hanover City Hall to honor a long time resident of Hanover, Buddy Dixon.
Dixon will be recognized for his many years of service to the city of Hanover.
Dixon served as a Hanover Fireman for 29 years. He also served on the City Council for 17 years and on the Hanover Planning Commission for 15 years, not to mention the many acts of volunteerism he has performed through-out his years here in Hanover, including serving as a volunteer police office for many years.
Everyone is invited to come and show their gratitude.

ROBERT EDWARD (Buddy) DIXON. He too was having kidney failure and on dialysis. He's had been in the hospital since something like November. Here is the obit from Peterson Chapel.

Robert E. "Bud" Dixon, age 81, of Hanover passed away on Friday morning, January 28th, 2011 at Regency Hospital in Golden Valley.

He was born on August 18, 1929 in Buffalo the son of Robert L. and Alma Peikert Dixon of Hanover. Bud grew up in Hanover and lived their all of his life.

Bud was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hanover.

He graduated from Buffalo High School in 1947. Bud honorably served his Country in The United States Army from July of 1950 to May of 1954 serving in Korea. Bud went to Dunwoody Institute to study mathematics for Highway surveyors & engineering in 1958.

On June 16, 1956, Robert E. Dixon married Darlene Ann Reich at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenfield.

He was a faithful member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hanover and later joined Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Bud was a fireman on The Hanover Fire Department for twenty eight years. For many years he was a 4-H leader, shop instructor for twelve years, secretary for Lions Club in Hanover, a Hanover Councilman, held many church offices, Indian Guide leader for four years and a policeman for Hanover for ten years.
He belonged to The Hanover Athletic Club for many years. Bud also was a member of The St. Michael American Legion Post #577.

Bud was employed with Mn Dot The Minnesota Highway Department for forty years and retired in 1998.

He loved to garden, fish and spend time with his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandson.

Survived by loving wife: Darlene; children: Melodie Dixon, Michele Dixon, Mary (Mike) Lubinski and Mark Dixon; grandchildren; Ross, Jay and Tia Lubinski and Ashley Krecklau; great grandson: Kashton Krecklau; sisters: Darlene (Norman) Dehmer, Maxine Ladda, Janice Anselment and Gloria (Weldon) Ebert; a brother: Walter "Butch" (Nealie) Dixon; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by parents: Robert L. & Alma Dixon and by his father-in-law & mother-in-law: Herman & Viola Reich.

Funeral services for Bud Dixon will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, January 31st at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenfield. Pastor Dennis Strong, Pastor Terry Reich and Pastor Dan Reich will officiate.

Organist for the funeral service will be Jan Nelson and the soloist will be Susie Reich.

A Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 30th at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home from 3-7 P.M. A Prayer service will be held at 7:00 P.M. Sunday evening.

Further visitation will be held at the church on Monday one hour prior to services.

Casket Bearers will be Ross Lubinski, Jay Lubinski, Mark Ladda, Brad Ebert, Doug Reich and Mike Reich 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Lloyd Dixon (1908 - 1998)
  Alma Emma Peikert Dixon (1908 - 1996)
 
Burial:
Hanover City Cemetery
Hanover
Wright County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Dorothy Peterson Kunz
Record added: May 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91035159
Robert Edward Bud Dixon, Jr
Added by: Dorothy Peterson Kunz
 
Robert Edward Bud Dixon, Jr
Added by: Dorothy Peterson Kunz
 
Robert Edward Bud Dixon, Jr
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A flower placed in remembrance of Buddy.
- Dorothy Peterson Kunz
 Added: Jun. 1, 2012
 
 
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