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Services Friday for William Robert Dickinson, 93

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William Robert Dickinson, age 93 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017. He was born November 19, 1923, in Chicago, Ill., to William and Mary (Marczynski) Dickinson.

William is survived by his daughter, Patti Dickinson of Chesterton; grandchildren, Dianna, Bill, Janna, Zach and Mary; great grandchildren, Billy, Austin, Brianna, Alex, Abby, Payton, Gavin, Grace, Apollo, and Jubilee; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Margaret Dickinson; sons, Bill and John Dickinson; and many brothers and sisters.

William was a member of the American Legion No. 170 in Chesterton and the VFW. “Mr. Bill” enjoyed bowling and pitching horseshoes. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Chesterton.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, March 31, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 640 N. Calumet Road, with Father James Meade officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway in Chesterton, with a Rosary service at 7:30 p.m.

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Posted 3/30/2017




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