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Eilleen Webster Dicke
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    New Bremen, OH 45869

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“When I think of Eilleen, I think of our first meeting in Palma Majorca, and later your visit to Mayport, Florida for my change of command. Both of...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Cdr. and Mrs James F. Featherstone - FL

“My condolences to the Dicke family. I have many fond memories of our times with Eilleen and Jim over the years. Wish you the same happy memories...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: Patricia Toppel - Friend

“Mrs. Dicke was a great lady. She was my friend as well as my employer. I loved her very much. She will truly be missed. My heartfelt condolences go...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Mae Blocker - Key Largo, FL

“I was so sorry to hear of Eilleen's passing. She was such a good friend. Always so giving of herself. There were a lot of good times at Indian...Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: Virginia Tice - Kenton, OH

“I had to pleasure ot meeting Eilleen 2 or 3 times in my years at Crown. She was the mose thoughtful and gracious person. She will be missed by her...Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Trudy Moeller - worked at Crown

“My deepest sympathy. Eilleen will be remembered by many as a beautiful women inside and out. Her presence will be missed. ”
6 of 29 | Posted by: Rene Kleinhenz - OH

“You have my sympathy. Eileen was a great lady she always had a beautiful smile. ”
7 of 29 | Posted by: Carol Brown - St. Marys, OH

“Really enjoyed time spent together with Jim & Eileen in FL and at the Elks in Russells Point, OH. We enjoyed the nurses who took care of Eileen when...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Bruce & Betty Pinsky - OH

“Extending my Deepest Sympathy to the entire Dicke family in the loss of your beloved Eilleen. Her warm smile and kind disposition touched those who...Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Janet Eilerman - New Bremen, OH

“To Jim Dicke Sr. My husband Robert Wissman passed away a year ago from a 8 1/2 year struggle with Alzheimer's. It was aday to day struggle...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: susan wissman - new bremen, OH

“I have so many fond memories of Mrs. D: Indian Lake, New Bremen, Culver, Harbour Island and the Reef Chief. Having lost my parents at an early...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Rob Bolton - Santa Fe, NM

“My condolences to the Dicke family in this moment of sadness. May God bless you all and guide you in your loss. ”
12 of 29 | Posted by: Robin Castro - Humble, TX

“Angela and I will always remember Eilleen for her beautiful smile and gentle manner. She is now at peace and her smile is now even more radiant and...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: KENNETH AND ANGELA POHL - DAYTON, OH

“Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember our dearly departed. May the love of family and friends comfort you during these difficult...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Sue Abitua - Toledo, OH

“I want to exteend my sincere sympathy to your family. I know at this time, the only words that truly heal is God's Word! Every time I read this...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Bob Budde - Celina, OH

“Jim Sr. & family: We want to let you know that we were saddened to learn of Eilleen's passing. She certainly was a delightful person to know. ...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Don & Jeannine Phlipot - Dayton, OH

“WE ARE SENDING OUR LOVE,PRAYERS&CONDOLENCES TO THE DICKE FAMILY,FRIENDS,&ALL WHO KNEW EILLEEN.THANK YOU FOR HELPING DAI ALSO. ”
17 of 29 | Posted by: KEN&MARY O'DANIEL - DAYTON, OH

“Dear Jim and Janet, Your Mom was a lovely lady with a wonderful sense of humor and we will fondly remember her smiling face and her fondness for...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: Sally Davidson

“Jim Sr and family, Rod and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of your wonderful, loving wife, Eilleen. Our thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Rod and Marlene Klose - OH

“Condolences and prayers. Such a lady. We are sorry for your loss. Mike and Gloria Cauley. ”
20 of 29 | Posted by: Mike and Gloria Cauley - OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Sending our sympathy to the family. ”
21 of 29 | Posted by: Rick & Phyllis Rammel - Coldwater, OH

“May happy and joyous memories sustain you during this difficult time ”
22 of 29 | Posted by: Debbi Everhardt - Toledo, OH

“Eilleen was always a kind and loving aunt. Her positive personality and infectious laugh were warm and welcoming. I will cherish my memories with...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Kathleen & John Weber - Concord, OH

“Uncle Jim, Jim, Dane & family, What a glorious lady she was!All my memories of her are wonderful ones!Aunt Eilleen was very much loved & will always...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this difficult time. God Bless, Kevin & Theresa Poling ”
25 of 29 | Posted by: Kevin Poling - Keller, TX

“I am so saddened to hear this news! Eileen will most certainly be missed - by so many!-Stacey Alexander-Indian Lake ”
26 of 29 | Posted by: Stacey alexander - indian Lake, OH

“I have fond memories of visits to New Bremen and Indian Lake years ago and spending time with my aunt Eilleen, uncle Jim, cousins Jimmy and Dane. My...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Sean Gilvary - Williamsburg, VA

“Jim, Jim, and family,Michelle and I are saddened by Eileen's passing, and are thinking of you and your family. Eileen was a charming and gracious...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Charles Faruki - Dayton, OH

“Dear Uncle Jim, Jim, Dane, and family, We are so sorry for the loss of Aunt Eilleen. She was a wonderfully warm person, and her sweetness to me will...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: A friend


Eilleen Webster Dicke, 93

Mrs. James Dicke (Eilleen) died at home, January 14, 2015 following a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer's disease. A long time New Bremen, Ohio resident, she was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ. Eilleen was her husband Jim's partner and advisor as they enjoyed an almost 73 year marriage. Her husband, Jim survives.

Born July 1, 1921 to Warren and Mary Webster, Eilleen was the oldest of four children and is survived in her family of origin by her sisters Dorothy W. Gilvary, Doris W. Campbell and numerous nieces and nephews. A brother Warren E. Webster II preceded Eilleen in death.

On February 14, 1942 Eilleen married James F. Dicke. They have two sons, Jim II (Janet) and Dane (Cindy). Jim II and Janet have a son, Jim III (Katy), and a daughter Jennifer (Andrew Prewitt). Great grandchildren through Jim II are Alexander Dicke, Charles Dicke, Connor Prewitt and Owen Prewitt. Dane and his former wife, Kerry, have three daughters and a son, Anastasia (Jay Huelsman), Robin, Ashton, and Christopher. Only Dane's former wife, Kerry, preceded Eilleen in death. Great grandchildren through Dane are Allegra Huelsman and Liam Huelsman.

It should be stressed that Eilleen is also survived by a number of loving and supportive care givers and friends, who, day after day, and year after year, have been instrumental in giving Eilleen and her beloved husband the caring support that has been so important for all their good days. Eilleen's family is overwhelmed with gratitude.

In view of the current weather, a celebration of Eilleen's life will be scheduled at a later time. There will be a private interment at New Bremen's German Protestant Cemetery (For All Faiths). In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established at the New Bremen Foundation. Donations may also be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home of New Bremen is in care of the arrangements and condolences to the Dicke family may be left at gilberghartwigfh.com.