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Dickman, Katherine 1898-1999

DICKMAN, HARMS, SIEBELS

Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 6/23/2008 at 21:20:55

KATHERINE DICKMAN

BRUNSVILLE, Iowa—Katherine Dickman, 100, of Brunsville died Friday, Feb. 12, 1999, at Floyd Valley Hospital in LeMars, Iowa.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Brunsville, with the Rev. Peter Boe officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in LeMars, with a 7 p.m. prayer service.

Mrs. Harms was born Nov. 15, 1898, on a farm in Grant Township in rural Plymouth County, the daughter of Ihnke and Helena (Siebels) Harms. She was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church in Grant Township, where she attended country school. She married Floyd Dickman in 1922 in Brunsville.

She was employed with the First State Bank of Brunsville for 60 years, where she was bank president and a member of the board for many years.

She was a lifetime member of St. Peter Lutheran Church, where she supplied and arranged the flowers for Sunday services. She was a charter member of the Four Seasons Garden Club and was an active booster of civic activities. Many of her friends and business associates often called her the “First Lady of Brunsville.”

Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Doris and Leonard Brooks of Brunsville; two sons and their wives, Don and Imogene Dickman of Merrill, Iowa, and Gene and Cheryl Dickman of Brunsville; 14 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Charles, Henry, Herman, Dick and John Harms, and two sisters, Marie Johlfs and Anna Harms.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Leonard Brooks II and Mark and Bradley Brooks, and Douglas, Steve, Stanley, Scott and Stuart Dickman.

~Source: The Sioux City Journal—part of the D. Easton Obituary Collection

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