Lorene Dickerman, 81, Mitchell, SD died Saturday, September 23, 2017 surrounded by her family at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell.
Funeral services will be 1:30 pm Wednesday, September 27 at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Mitchell. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30 -7:00 pm Tuesday with a prayer service at 6:30 pm at the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell, SD.
Lorene Dell Dickerman was born October 16, 1935 in Cleveland, MS to Lloyd “Guy” and Lorene (Yarborough) Flanagan. On December 29, 1955 she married Donald A. Dickerman. Lorene loved God and her family. She found great joy in spending time with her family and never met a person she did not like. Her spouse of 50 years, Donald passed away in September 2005 and she missed him every day. Lorene rescued many dogs and cats over the years. Her special companion the last few years was her dachshund, Jasper. She was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Mitchell and the Humane Society of the United States.
She is survived by her daughter, Debora and husband John Brady of Mitchell, son, Keith and wife Dianna Dickerman of Rockford, IL, three brothers: Charles “Buddy” Flanagan of Sherwood, AR, Earl Flanagan of Corla, MS, Wynn Garrett of Cleveland, MS, one sister, Martha Jane “Sissy” Flanagan of Cleveland, MS, four grandchildren: Justin Dickerman, Danielle (Dickerman) Nichols, Haydon Dickerman, Donald Brady and one great granddaughter, Iyanna Nichols.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Donald and brother, Virgil Garrett.