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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Charles Dicken


   Charles L. Dicken, 57, of Gladwin, died Friday, Jan. 8, at the Gladwin Area Hospital following a long illness. Born in Toledo, Ohio, on Oct. 16, 1913, he had spent his life-time in Gladwin County. Mr. Dicken was a former State Highway Department employee and later was employed by Sun Oil Company for 28 years. He also taught several years in the rural schools. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and the Gladwin Eagles No. 3292. He and the former Elsie White were married on June 27, 1935, in Gladwin.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Patricia Cambridge of Royal Oak, Mrs. Carol Clark of Gladwin, Mrs. Nancy Allen of Saginaw, and Rebecca at home; four sons, Charles Jr. of Davison, Franklin, Albert and Mike, of Gladwin; two brothers, Francis and Clarence, of Gladwin; one sister, Mrs. Helen Cox, of Beaverton; and 11 grandchildren.

   Services were held Monday at 11 a.m. from the Sacred Heart Church. The Rev. Father Edward Trombley officiated and burial was in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. A rosary was said Sunday at 8 p.m. in the Hall Funeral Home.

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Sacred Heart Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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