Betty M. Dickinson
89, of Chesterton, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2015.
She was born June
24, 1925 in Edinburg, Indiana, the daughter of George R. Bridges and Grace
Huff Bridges. She married Harold E. Williams, who was a casualty of WWII,
and later married William O. Dickinson, all of whom preceded her in death.
Other family who
have preceded her in death are five brothers, a sister, and most recently
her great-grandson, Logan Wright.
One brother William
L. Bridges of Franklin, IN survives. Betty was the mother of three children:
Carolyn (Peter) Kessler of Lake Wales, FL, Linda S. (Duane) Clouse of
Chesterton, and Ray F. Dickinson, also of Chesterton. She had five
grandchildren: James Kessler of Atlanta, GA, Ryan (Amy) Wright of
Indianapolis, Peter (Kasey) Kessler Jr. of Lakeland, FL, Kristen Pritchett
of Chesterton, and Tracy (Jeff) Miller of Burns Harbor. Her family also
included nine great-grandchildren: Brieanne Karriman, Logan Wright, Justin
Wright, Kayla Karriman, Megan Wright, Ethan Kessler, Brandon Pritchett,
Emily Pritchett, and Garrett Oberle.
She was most
recently associated with New Life Wesleyan Church of Chesterton. Her
favorite past times in earlier years included flower arranging, sewing and
socializing with her close friends.
The family will
receive visitors on Thursday, May 7, from 5-8 p.m., and Friday, May 8, 11
a.m. to 1 p.m., at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton,
followed by a graveside service with Pastor Allen Wright officiating, at
In lieu of flowers,
the family requests that memorials be made to the charity of the donorís
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