Chris Dickey, 60, of Motley, MN passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00AM, Monday, March 4, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples, MN with Father Gabriel Walz officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Chris was born April 8, 1958 in Loretto, MN to Eugene and Jeanette (Kern) Dickey. He graduated from Wadena High School in 1976. Chris was a former member of the National Guard in Wadena. He was a self-employed truck driver and contracted to Tony’s Transfer in Wadena. He enjoyed fishing, grouse hunting and was an artist. Chris had a great sense of humor and a big heart. He was an “unknown”, but known to us, artist. He loved nature and all God’s creation. Chris was working hard to retire, driving coast to coast. He had a great love for Jesus, and the Bible.
Chris is survived by his mother, Jeanette Dickey of Fair Oaks Lodge in Wadena, MN; siblings, Michele (Donald) Ziegler of Staples, MN, Chad (Kathy) Dickey of Wadena, MN, Paul (Dawn) Dickey of Nowthen, MN, Marlise (Glen) James of North Port, FL, Lolita (Mike) Simpson of Eagle River, AK, Robert (Wendy) Dickey of Big Lake, MN, Chuck Dickey of Eagle Bend, MN. He leaves behind many nieces and nephews that dearly loved their Uncle Chris. He was preceded in death by father, Eugene William Dickey; sisters, Charlene Ellette (Dickey) York, Marla Mae Majella Dickey. Please remember our brother Chris through rosaries and masses. Services have been entrusted to Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Staples, MN.