AKKERMAN-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Eileen Dickinson, of Glen (Sugar Lake), MN, formerly of Mora, died on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at her daughter’s home in Circle Pines, MN. She was 82 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church in Mora.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be from 3:00-6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 23rd at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora; plus one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church.
Eileen Elizabeth (Lucht) Dickinson of Glen, MN (Sugar Lake), formerly of Mora, MN, passed away on September 19, 2018 at her daughter Kelly’s house in Circle Pines, MN. She was 82 years old.
Eileen was born at home September 23, 1935 in Whited Township, Kanabec County, MN to Edward and Florence (Brandt) Lucht. She was raised on a farm and attended Quamba school (1st – 8th) and graduated from Mora High School in 1953. She married her high school sweetheart Harlow Dickinson on August 14, 1954. From this marriage 5 children were born. Many fond memories were made on the farm followed by a move to town in 1972.
Eileen was employed at Tinker & Johnson’s, Kanabec Hardware, and Grace Lutheran Church for 22 years until she retired in 1995. They purchased a lake home in 1983 on Sugar Lake. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church of Mora and Bethesda Lutheran Church of Malmo, MN.
She enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting and dancing with dad. But she found her greatest joy in playing card games with her children and grandchildren. Mom loved to see her family spending time and enjoying themselves at the lake. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harlow, son Barry, and sister Ruby Okerstrom.
Eileen is survived by her children, Brad (Mary Kay), Barb (Kurt) Neitzel, Brenda, and Kelly (Charles) Oehrlein; daughter-in-law Colette; 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; sister Edith Gorham; sister-in-law Genell Klande; many other relatives and friends.