G. Dickmann, 51
Dickmann, 51, formerly of West Bend, passed away at his home in
Bremerton, Wash., on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.
was born on Nov. 24, 1960, in West Bend to Walter “Bud” and Betty
(nee Lochen) Dickmann.
was a 1979 graduate of West Bend East High School and continued his
education at Moraine Park Technical College until enlisting in the
United States Navy in 1981. He was stationed in Jacksonville, Fla. and
served on the USS Eisenhower until his honorable discharge in 1986. He
married his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Jeanne Heiting,
on July 23, 1984. After living several years in Las Cruces, N.M., where
he was a dispatcher for the Las Cruces Police Department, they moved to
Bremerton, Wash.. There, John worked as a dispatcher for Kitsap County
Cencom and later for the Department of Defense Regional Dispatch Center
at the Bangor Naval Submarine Base until the time of his retirement in
enjoyed riding his Harley,
watching the Green Bay Packers and movies, reading newspapers and good
books, cooking, gardening, crossword puzzles, and politics, but most of
all, relaxing and spending time with his wife and
dogs in their park-like backyard.
is survived by his wife, Jeanne; his daughter, Sarah Dickmann of
Seattle; his mother Betty Dickmann of West Bend; his sister, Diane (Ken)
Troedel of Waupaca; his parents-inlaw, Raymond and Mary Heiting of
Plymouth; sisters-in-law, Laurie Schall of Sauk City and Beth (Rick)
Olsen of Glen Beulah; brother-in-law, Steve (Connie) Heiting of
Minocqua; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, as well as
his beloved German shepherds, Elsa, Reagan and Buffy.
John was his father, Walter F. “Bud” Dickmann, his paternal
grandparents Meta and Theodore Dickmann, and his maternal grandparents
Ollie and Stella Lochen.
private burial will be held in Bremerton, Wash.