David Laverne Dickenson, 76

David Laverne Dickenson, 76, of Owasa, Iowa passed away July 29, 2017 at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services for Dave Dickenson will be 10:30 am Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Methodist Church in Owasa. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 pm Monday July 31, 2017 at the Linn’s Funeral Home Chapel in Iowa Falls, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to Dave Dickenson Memorial; C/O Joanne Dickenson; 410 Jackson St.; Iowa Falls, IA 50126. The Linn’s Funeral Home in Iowa Falls is helping the family with the arrangements. linnsfuneralhome.com

Dave Dickenson is survived by his wife: Joanne Dickenson of Owasa, Iowa; five children: Mary [Travis] Kriegel of Eldora, Iowa, Doug Dickenson of Lincoln, Nebraska, Christopher “Kip” [Denise] Dickenson of State Center, Iowa, David Dickenson Jr. of Melbourne, Iowa, and Kathy [David Clark] Barber of Des Moines, Iowa; a step-daughter Debra [Carl] Myers of Bowling Green, Kentucky; one sister: Judy Martin of Eldora; 13 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Dave Dickenson was preceded in death by his parents Adrian and Jacquelyn Dickenson; a daughter: Lori Needham; two brothers: Jack and Robert Dickenson; and a grandson: Jason Needham.