Monday, December 18th, 2006
Orval C. Dicke, 97, 511 Hoyng St., Celina, died 5 p.m. Dec. 13, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Sept. 29, 1909, in Liberty Township, to F.W. and Augusta Schmidt Dicke. On Dec. 21, 1929, he married Dorothy A. Miller, who died Feb. 9, 2000.
Surviving are a daughter, Sharleen (Cyril) Mangen, Celina; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are four brothers, Arnold, Edward, Otto J. and Albert; and three sisters, Viola Dicke, Olga Burrous and Flora Subler.
He retired in 1974 after 27 years of service at the former Mersman Brothers, Celina.
Private services were held today at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Douglas Meyer officiated. Burial was at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.