Henry Dictus

Henry Dictus

Male 1921 - 2010  (88 years)

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  • Name Henry Dictus 
    Born 12 Sep 1921 
    Gender Male 
    Graduation 1939  Kimberly High School Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 28 Feb 2010 
    Buried Holy Name Cemetery, Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • March 2, 2010


      Dictus, Henry "Hank"


      Henry "Hank" Dictus, age 88, died peacefully at home on Sunday, February 28, 2010. He was born on September 12, 1921, the son of the late William and Catherine (Schiks) Dictus. Hank was a 1939 graduate of Kimberly High School. In 1942, he enlisted in the United States Army. He served his country honorably during World War II, member of the 33rd Division, 130th Infantry, Co I-military occupational specialty Scout 761. He served in the combat areas of New Guinea, Molo Tai and the Philippines. During his 3 years in the South Pacific, he was the recipient of the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart medals. In 1950, Hank married the love of his life, Alma Emmers, at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Combined Locks. She preceded him in death in March of 2008. He was employed at Kimberly-Clark Corp. for 36 years until his retirement in 1977. Hank was a life member of the Military Order of Purple Heart, American Legion Post 60, the Kimberly Community Band for 57 years, the Black Hawk Army Band and the Catholic Knights Branch 294, where he served as Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.

      Hank is lovingly survived by his children: William Dictus, Kimberly; Laura (Jeffrey) Tews, Ellington; Theodore (Teresa) Dictus, Buchanan; grandchildren: Benjamin (fiancee Cassie Hale) Dictus, Matthew (fiancee Amber Oatman) Dictus, Angela Dictus, Billy Dictus, Anna (Timothy) Denardo, Elliott Tews, Dana Dictus; great-grandsons, Aleckzander Henry and future baby brother, sons of Matthew and Amber; sisters-in-law: Vera Van Grinsven, Lucille Dictus, Rita (Martin) Brock and many special nieces and nephews.

      Hank was preceded in death by brothers: John and Joseph Dictus; sister, Mary, brothers and sisters-in-law: Richard and Erma Joosten, Clarence Tushkowski, Albert and Irene Ruys.

      Hank's family would like to extend a sincere thank you to ThedaCare at Home Hospice, special caregivers, Mary Littiebrant, Julie Leeder and Dr. Douglas Moard, Holy Spirit Parish and all those who supported our family with prayer.

      In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Henry's name. A Funeral Liturgy will be held at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at Holy Spirit Parish, 600 E. Kimberly Avenue, with Fr. David Beaudry officiating. Friends will be received at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Military honors and interment will be held at Holy Name Cemetery following the Mass.

      Jansen Fargo

      Funeral Home

      204 E. Kimberly Avenue

      Kimberly 920-788-6202

      Online condolences

      www.wichmannfargo.com
    Person ID I100546  Little Chute Historical Society
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2010 

    Father William Dictus,   b. 25 Mar 1889, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1965  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Catherine Schiks,   b. 25 Feb 1887,   d. 01 Aug 1954  (Age 67 years) 
    Family ID F39942  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Alma A Emmers,   b. 17 Feb 1923, Town of Buchanan, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 2008, Kimberly, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1950  St Paul Church, Combined Locks, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
    +2. Living
    Married: 1x3. Living
    Family ID F39963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - 1939 - Kimberly High School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Oct 1950 - St Paul Church, Combined Locks, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Holy Name Cemetery, Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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