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Norbert Dickes, age 93, of Wayne formerly of Laurel

Posted: 06 March, 2017

Mass Of Christian Burial for Norbert Dickes, age 93, of Wayne formerly of Laurel will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wayne on Friday at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wayne on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. with family present.   A Vigil Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday. Interment with Military Rites will be held at the Laurel Cemetery in Laurel. Memorials may be directed to the Dickes family for later designation. He passed away Sunday at Careage Campus of Care in Wayne. Arrangements with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.

   Norbert John Dickes was born July 19, 1923, on a farm near Hartington to Joseph and Magdalena (Binder) Dickes.  He attended grade school at St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Cedar County.  Norbert entered the United States Army May 23, 1945, and served during World War II until his discharge March 21, 1946.  Norbert married Elizabeth “Tizzie” VanderHeiden January 27, 1948, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Laurel.  In 1952, Norbert began working on a farm near South Sioux City.  Over the years the couple farmed near Belden and then near Laurel.  They moved into Laurel in 1972.  After moving into town, Norbert worked for Tri-County Coop and the Laurel Sale Barn for 24 years.  Norbert and Tizzie moved to the Villa Wayne on November 29, 2008.  He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where he served on the Parish Council, and was an EME.  Norbert was a member of the American Legion and M.P.I.
   Norbert is survived by his wife Elizabeth “Tizzie”; their children, Patricia (Russ) Seaman of Norfolk, Kathleen (Mike) Ortmann of Storm Lake, IA, Michael (Lori) Dickes of Wayne, Timothy (Julie) Dickes of Sioux Falls, SD, and Mary (Jeff) Brady of Wayne; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. 
   Norbert was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; one sister; three sisters-in-law; and one son-in-law;


Hasemann Funeral Home
302 North Lincoln Street
Wayne, Nebraska 68787
(402).375.3100 Fax (402).375.2900

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