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Daniel R. Dickinson, Lt. Col. U.S. Army (Ret.), 88, Overland Park, Kan., passed away December 14, 2013. Visitation at 9:30 a.m. followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Hillcrest Covenant Church, 8801 Nall Ave., Prairie Village, KS 66207. Interment will follow at Newcomer's Johnson County Memorial Gardens, 11200 Metcalf, Overland Park. Dan was a Veteran of WWII serving in Okinawa, and other islands in the Pacific from 1943 to 1946. His professional career included VP of Midwest Conveyor Co.; Heritage Exteriors; and other consulting jobs as a Civil Engineer. In his senior years he was a Master Gardener and lectured on Gardening for Butterflies. He was a member and Deacon of Hillcrest Covenant Church where he excelled at greeting and hugging for many years. He was an avid bird hunter and lifetime member of MO Fox Trotting Horse Breed Assoc. Survivors include his loving wife of 66 years, Bonnie; his children, Jan George, Debbie Dickinson Coppola, Mona Gutowski (Pete), Dan Dickinson (Terry), Mary Dickinson Cashin (Brian); sister, Betty Dewey; sister- in-law, Donnie Krutsinger; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. We celebrate a life well lived; a man well loved. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 4601 College Blvd., Leawood, KS 66211 or to the Hillcrest Covenant Church, (Missions). Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.johnsoncountychapel.com Arr.: D.W. Newcomer's Sons Johnson County Chapel, 11200 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66210 (913) 451-1860. www.dwnewcomers.com
Published in Kansas City Star on Dec. 17, 2013
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