Monday, October 10th, 2011
Donald J. Dick, 76, Decatur, Ind., died at 6:50 p.m. Oct. 7, 2011, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford, where he had resided for two-and-a-half years.
He was born Aug. 1, 1935, in Adams County, Ind. to Albert and Virgil L. Andrews Dick. On Feb. 16, 1957, he married Mary M. Thatcher, who survives.
Also surviving are children, Kim (Dave) Robbins, Celina, Sheri (Bob) Keck, Fishers, Ind., Matthew (Rachael) Dick, Crown Point, Ind., Amy Webb, Noblesville, Ind., and Dawn (A.J.) Voiles, Franklin, Ind; siblings, Alice Liechty, and Doris (Loren) Sprunger, all of Berne, Ind., Robert (Carol) Dick, Fort Wayne, Ind., Herman (Ardella) Dick, Langhorne, Pa., Harold (Elaine) Dick, Albany, Ind., Mary (Jerry) Bean, Indianapolis, and Roger (Arlene) Dick, Cary, N.C.; 14 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Deceased is a son, Scott A. Dick; and three siblings, Violet Beck, Esther Dick and Ed Dick.
He was a graduate of Adams Central High School and had retired from International Harvester (Navistar) after 30 years of service. He was also a farmer.
He was a member of St. Luke Church in rural Decatur, where he served as deacon and usher.
Service is 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 5-8 p.m. today at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, and one hour prior to service Tuesday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the church or Adams County Community Foundation, Alzheimer's Fund or Adams Center Scholarship Fund.
Condolences may be left at zwickjahn.com.