Charles F. Dickinson, 92

Charles F. Dickinson, 92, of Campbellsport, formerly of Montello and Elkhart Lake, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at Ivy Manor in Campbellsport.

He was born on Oct. 18, 1918, in Malta Bend, Mo., the son of the late Charles R. and Bonnie Cowen Dickinson. On May 4, 1945, He married Alice Mae Braddy in Stillman Valley, Ill. She preceded him in death on July 13, 2010.

He worked for General Telephone Company (now Verizon) for 38 years. Dad enjoyed playing his harmonica in his early years, and in later years he enjoyed sitting on his porch in Montello. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Westfield with the Rev. Barbara Merwin.

Survivors include his daughters, Lorraine "Lori" Wagner and her husband John Dollinger of Punta Gorda, Fla., and Linda Ehlenbeck and her husband Don of Elkhart Lake; his grandchildren, Tracy (Ron) Roberts of Sparta, Tenn., Carrie (Ted) Hartman of Ormond Beach, Fla., Sheri Finger of Tampa, Fla., and Charles (friend, Ranee Medved) Ehlenbeck of Elkhart Lake; his brother, James Dickinson of Slinger; six great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren; his sisters, Marge Sponholz of West Bend and Gerry (Wallace) Ritterbusch of West Bend; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 65 years, Alice; his daughter, Betty Jean; a son-in-law, James Wagner; five brothers in-law and three sisters-inlaw.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Feb. 2, at the Twohig Funeral Home, 109 W. Main St., Campbellsport, at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in St. Johnís Cemetery, Elkhart Lake. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Heartland Hospice.

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