Monday, July 31st, 2006
Complete Obituary
Helen Dicke
  Helen "Mick" Dicke, 85, of New Bremen, died July 30, 2006, at her home.
She was born Dec. 14, 1920, in St. Marys, to Fred and Laura O'Neil Holtzhauer. On April 22, 1944, she married Willis John Dicke, who died Nov. 4, 2004.
Survivors are six sons, Bill (Sharon), Celina, George (Debra), Wapakoneta, Nick (Ginny) and John (Kathy), all of New Bremen, Curt (Miho), Colorado Springs, Colo., and Darby (Amy), Xenia; six daughters, Connie (Chuck) Applegate, Houston, Mary (Ed) Mueller, Grifton, N.C., Cynthia (Jack) Cool, Greenville, Nancy (Ron) Bohman, Chickasaw, Juliann (Steve) Winner, Osgood, and Tricia (Doug) Hoying, Minster; four sisters, Mary C. Holtzhauer and Patricia Monger, both of Indian Lake, Elizabeth (Robert) Marker, Wapakoneta, and Jakie Brodbeck, Swanton; two sisters-in-law, LaRose Gossette, of California, and Esther, New Bremen; 41 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
She was a homemaker and formerly employed as a secretary to the Personnel Manager at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., St. Marys. She was the company's first female employee. She was a member of Church of the Holy Redeemer, New Bremen Senior Citizens and American Legion Auxiliary Post 241, all of New Bremen. She attended grade school at Holy Rosary School and graduated in 1938 from Memorial High School, both in St. Marys.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Church of the Holy Redeemer, New Bremen, the Revs. Thomas Mannebach and Greg Bornhorst officiating. Burial will follow at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of the Holy Redeemer Parish Center in New Bremen and 9:30-10:15 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Arrangements are by Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home.
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