Erwin Frederick Ernst Dickman

Erwin Frederick Ernst Dickman

Death 8 Dec 1991 (aged 98)
Burial Clayton County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 13872688 · View Source
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Erwin Frederick Dickman, son of C. William and Anna (Ruckdaschel) Dickman, was born July 11, 1893 on a farm near Garnavillo. He was baptized on December 17, 1893 by Rev. F. W. Seifert and confirmed on March 24, 1907 by Rev. Braun. Erwin received his education in the rural schools near his home.

He enlisted in the United States Army from 1918 to 1919, serving a period in France. In 1921 he began farming near Postville.

On June 19, 1923 Erwin was united in marriage with Bertha Marie Willman at Postville. They had two children. The couple farmed near Postville until 1950 when they moved to town. Erwin was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Postville.

Erwin became a resident of the Good Samaritan Center in Postville in April of 1989. He died there on Sunday, December 8, 1991.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 10, 1991 at St. Paul Lutheran Church at Postville. The Rev. Charles W. Miller officiated. The Schutte Funeral Service of Postville was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in the Postville Cemetery, with military rites by the Carlton E. Kenney American Legion Post No. 518 of Postville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Bertha, a brother Othmar, and four sisters, Louise (Mrs. Harvey Wirkler), Adelia (Mrs. John Bareis), and Amanda and Malinda Dickman.

Survivers were his son Myrl (Eunice) Dickman of Postville, a daughter, Donna (Marlin) Plaht of Luana, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

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