Warren Dickinson Obituary

Warren W. Dickinson
Warren W. Dickinson
Warren W. Dickinson

December 14, 1930 - September 6, 2006
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Johnston, IA
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Warren Dickinson, 75, passed away on Wednesday, September 6 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa after a long battle with cancer and kidney disease.

Warren was born in Des Moines on December 14, 1930 to Francis and Priscilla Dickinson. He was the youngest of three boys: Peter and Russell. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and attended Drake University before serving in the Navy during the Korean War.

Warren was an avid and outstanding golfer, fisherman and se1f -proclaimed expert in any sport involving a ball. He enjoyed traveling with Ann, his wife of 50 years; spending time with his daughters, son and grandchildren; playing golf with his favorite foursomes; cheering on the Hawkeyes; watching birds; lunching with co-workers and playing with his much loved dogs: Sadie, Maggie and Molly McButter.

Warren is preceded in death by his mother Priscilla; his father Francis; and his stepmother Ethyl. He is survived by his wife, Ann; daughter, Deb Barry (Mark) of St. Louis and their children Diana, Nick and Ruth; daughter, Pam Garbett (Tim) and their children Sam and Anna; daughter Diana Dickinson and her children Walt and Emma; son, Bill; brothers, Peter Dickinson (Jan) and Russell Dickinson; many beloved nieces, nephews, friends and caregivers.

Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, September 9 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 3424 Forest Avenue, Des Moines.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be sent to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 277-0875 or Mercy Hospice, 5820 Winwood Drive, Johnston, IA 50131; 643-6150.





St. Luke's Episcopal Church
3424 Forest Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Saturday, September 9, 2006
10:00 AM


Mercy Hospice Johnston
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA 50131