Monday, August 30th, 2010
Carolyn M. Dicke, 73, New Bremen, died at 3:55 a.m. Aug. 28, 2010, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
She was born July 1, 1937, near Kettlersville to Harold F. and Zella Clausing Schmidt. On Nov. 16, 1957, she married Kenneth Dicke, who survives near New Bremen.
Also surviving are two children, Todd (Becky) Dicke, Shawnee, and Dawn Dicke, Cridersville; three sisters, Lois (Willis) Metz, Jackson Center, Joann (Ralph) Shroyer, Kettlersville, and Sandra (Dale) Kremer, Oak Harbor; a sister-in-law, Jean (Charles) Dickman, Coldwater; and two grandchildren.
Deceased is an infant brother.
She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen where she was active in the Satellite B and the St. Paul Cookers. She was a 1955 graduate of Anna High School. She was a homemaker, nurse's aide at several local nursing homes and an adult day care coordinator at Dorothy Love Community of Sidney.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Burial will follow at German Protestant Cemetery in New Bremen.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or the church memorial fund.