Joan Koppes Dickerson

Dickerson, Joan Koppes
Joan Koppes Dickerson, originally from Bellevue, Iowa, died in Sun City, Arizona. She was a gift to us and entered the gates of Heaven on November 24, 2012. Joan married Carl Dickerson on May 29, 1954 in Bellevue, Iowa. They lived in many cities during Carl's years with General Motors, retiring in the Phoenix area. Joan is survived by her children, Jeff (Suzy) Dickerson, Doug (Cindy) Dickerson, Suzanne (David) Kuehn; six grandchildren, Whitney (Eric) Hoelzen, Shane Dickerson, Andrea and Morgan Dickerson, Kyle and Kevin Kuehn. Her siblings, Dorrence (Mary Lou) Koppes, Russell (Ruby) Koppes, Joyce (Dick) Mahnke, Marilyn Kratz, Ronald (Elizabeth) Koppes, Vera Patterson, Carol (Carl) Heying. Joan is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Joan was a loved daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, friend. She will be greatly missed.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Nov. 28, 2012