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Priscilla Forsyth Dickens 1923-1995

DICKENS, FORSYTH, JAMESON, FITZGIBBONS

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 5/20/2012 at 00:26:42

Priscilla Dickens
Okoboji Services for Priscilla Dickens, 72, of Okoboji will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 24 at the Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Chapel in Estherville with the Rev. Richard Pearson officiating. Interment will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville. She died on Thursday, July 20 at her home at West Okoboji.

Visitation will be held from noon until the time of services on Monday at the funeral home.

She was born on May 22, 1923 in Colfax, the daughter of Gordon and Bernadine (Jameson) Forsyth. She received her education in the Colfax schools, graduating from Colfax High School and then attended Simpson College in Indianola.

She was united in marriage to James Dickens on June 1, 1945 in Colfax. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Iowa City, where Jim attended medical school. In 1952, they moved to Des Moines where he practiced medicine at the mercy Hilltop Clinic. The family has spent its summers at West Lake Okoboji since 1956. In 1993, Dr. Dickens retired and the couple moved to Florida for the winter months and continued to spend the summers at their West Lake Okoboji home.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Des Moines, P.E.O. an the Tri Delta Sorority.

She is survived by her husband; one son, James of Clearwater, Fl.; one daughter, Mrs. Tom [Fitzgibbons](Jane Ann) of Sarasota, FL; four grandchildren and one brother, Gordon Forsyth of Estherville.

She was preceded in death by her parents. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, July 22, 1995)

Priscilla Dickens
May 22, 1923 July 20, 1995
Services were held on Monday, July 24, 1995, at the Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Chapel in Estherville, for Priscilla Dickens, age 72, of Okoboji. Rev. Richard Pearson officiated.

Priscilla was born to Gordon and Bernadine Jameson Forsyth on May 22, 1923 in Colfax. She received her education in the Colfax schools, graduating from Colfax High School. She then attended Simpson College in Indianola.

On June 1, 1945, she married James Dickens in Colfax. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Iowa City where Jim was attending medical school. In 1952, the couple moved to Des Moines where Dr. Dickens practiced medicine at Mercy Hilltop Clinic.

The family have spent their summers at West Lake Okoboji since 1956. In 1993, Dr. Dickens retired and the couple moved to Florida for the winter months and continued to spend the summers at their West Lake Okoboji home.

Priscilla was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Des Moines, P.E.O. and the Tri Delta Sorority.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. James Dickens, of West Okoboji; son, James Dickens and his wife, Debra, of Clearwater, Fla.; daughter, Jane Ann Fitzgibbons and her husband, Tom, of Sarasota, Fla.; grandchildren; Joseph and Jamie Dickens; and Kevin and Kelly Fitzgibbons; a brother, Gordon Forsyth and his wife, Joan, of Estherville.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville. Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Homes of Estherville was in charge of arrangements. (Spirit Lake Beacon, Spirit Lake, IA, July 27, 1995)


 

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