THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Dorothy Jean Dickinson
Issue Date: September 25, 2013
Dorothy Jean Dickinson, 87, of Norway died Sunday, Sept. 15 at Freeman Nursing and Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford.
Born in Cass City, Mi. on Oct. 20, 1925, daughter of the late Harold and Mable (Albrandt) Dickinson, she graduated from Cass City High School in 1943, Chicago School of Nursing 1957 and received her LPN Degree from Bay de Noc Community College in 1966.
She worked at the Anderson Memorial Hospital in Norway for several years, was a dedicated, compassionate nurse, a member of the American Legion Post #323 Auxiliary of Lehigh Acres, Fla. and an angel of mercy whose sense of humor was appreciated by many. She enjoyed golfing, fishing, cooking, reading and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by four children, Harold Jim Leitch of Oconto, Joellyn (Jim) McGuire of Bridgeview, Ill, Greg (Deb) Vargo of Waucedah and Dawn Beckerson of Kingsford; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren a brother, Rev. Richard Turner; a sister, Judy Esckilsen and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her twin brothers, Ronald and Donald Dickinson and brother, Harlan Dickinson and two sisters, Gladys Anthes and Marion Ozorowicz.
Family greeted friends on Friday, Sept. 20 from 5 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 6 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Norway with Pastor Irene White officiating. Interment will be held at the Elkland Township Cemetery in Cass City, Mi. at a later date.