Monday, May 22, 2017 ~ 11:00 a.m.
Greenwood Christian Church ~ Greenwood, Nebraska
Military Honors by American Legion Post #129
Sunday, May 21, 2017 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Marcy Chapel ~ Ashland, Nebraska
In care of the family for future designation
Roger L Dickes, 70 of Ashland passed away May 17, 2017 at Creighton Hospital in Creighton, NE. He was born December 12, 1946 in Norfolk, NE to Clifford and Velma (Ryan) Dickes.
Roger graduated from Hartington High School in 1965 and received an Associate Business Degree from Metropolitan Community College. He was united in marriage to Christine Petruconis on July 23, 1971 at Fort Carson, CO.
Roger was a member and Elder of Greenwood Christian Church and a member of American Legion Post #129. He was a Vietnam Army Veteran who was honorably discharged on June 17, 1974. He retired from the Army Reserve Center in Fremont, NE as a Union Administrator.
Roger enjoyed camping, fishing, golfing, gardening, playing cards, watching NASCAR and the Huskers. He was a very handy person and loved being outside. Most of all he loved his time with Christine as camp host at many camping areas.
Roger is survived by his wife, Christine Dickes; children, Timothy (Kris) of Ithaca, NE, Jeremey (Amy) Greenwood, NE; grandchildren, Kody, Austin, Caleb and Tye Dickes; sister-in-law/daughter, Colleen (Dave) Sinnott of Bellevue, NE; brothers, Jerry (Carol) Dickes of South Sioux City, NE, Donnie (Trisha) Dickes of New Castle, NE, Jim Dickes of Randolph, NE; many nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Velma Dickes; granddaughter, McKenna Smith; brother, Ronald Dickes.