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Charles R. Dickinson

Published: Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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Charles R. Dickinson

STERLING – Charles R. Dickinson, 83, of Sterling, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service as a postal clerk, before his retirement in 1988.

Charles was born Nov. 8, 1930, in Sterling, the son of Leroy Alvin and Emma (Haussman) Dickinson. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He married Betty Loughe on Jan. 27, 1957, in Sterling. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Sterling.

Survivors include his wife, Betty; two daughters, Debra (Mike) Stuker of Rochelle and Diane (Ron) Schnoebelen of Prophetstown; four grandchildren, Christy (Jason) Deutsch of Normal, Tracy (Jeff) Schikora of Romeoville, Jason (Summer) Stuker of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, and Michael (Cynthia) Stuker of Bentonville, Arkansas; and nine great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Kaitlyn, Tyler, Ella, Savannah, Lucas, Maddie, Allie, and Elliot.

He was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth Dickinson, and a brother, Howard.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday and the funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church in Sterling, with the Rev. Mark Oehlert, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

A memorial has been established.

Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling is handling arrangements.

Visit schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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