Dickson, Noreen

Written by David Green.

Noreen R. Dickson, 88, of Waldron, Mich., died March 14, 2010, at her daughter’s residence in Wichita, Kan.

She was born Nov. 13, 1921, in Metamora, Ohio, to the late Howard T. and Anna Marie (Myers) Irwin. Noreen married Kenneth L. Dickson Aug. 23, 1942, in Assumption, Ohio, and he preceded her in death Nov. 13, 1994.

Noreen was a homemaker and a devoted and involved member of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Fayette. She was the co-founder of the St Vincent De Paul store at the church, and volunteered her time there for many years.

Surviving are two sons, Michael (and Winalee) Dickson of South Haven, Mich., and Alan (and Pamela) Dickson of Waldron; three daughters, Pam Stanberry of Wichita, Kan., Debi (and Richard) Wagner of Adrian, Mich., and Molly (and Steve) Clark of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren, Jessica (and Joe) Pereira, Justin (and Tiffany) Roberts, Troy Arno, Barron Roberts, and Daneel Dickson; and four great-grandchildren, Jace Arno, and Melanie, Miranda, and Joseph Pereira.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a son, Daniel G. Dickson, in 1984.

A Mass of Christian Burial is planned at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 20, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Fayette, with Rev. Father Gary Ferguson as celebrant. A graveside burial ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci, Mich. Visitation is scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette on Friday, with a Rosary service at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial donations are suggested to Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 409 E. Main St., Fayette, OH 43521.

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