|3/25/2022 11:53:00 AM|
William “Bill” Raymond Dickhausen of North Branch, MN, passed away on his 86th birthday, Tuesday, March 15, 2022.
He was born at home on the family farm on March 15, 1936 in North Branch, MN.
Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Beatrice (Klein) Dickhausen. He was the oldest of five children.
Bill is survived by Ruthann (Moynagh) Dickhausen; his four children; Catherine (Curt) Eckman of Stillwater, MN; Mike Dickhausen of Woodbury, MN; Lisa Doolittle of Apple Valley, MN and Gail (Mike) Simones of Sartell, MN; nine grandchildren, Brian Eckman, Abbie Eckman, Ryan Dickhausen, Mason Dickhausen, Luke Doolittle, Joshua Doolittle, Dylan Simones, Jocelyn Simones, Brayden Simones; siblings, Roger (Mitzi) Dickhausen, Dale Dickhausen, Judy Weiss, and Carol (Patrick) Lynn.
Bill held various jobs throughout his life. He was the owner of a milk truck route for the Almelund Creamery, worked at the Department of Defense Arsenal in New Brighton, MN, and owned and operated a dairy and crop farm in Kost, MN, where he lived for 60 years. His greatest joy was having everyone visit him on the farm whether it be his neighbors, friends, family and especially his children, grandchildren, and siblings. He always had a story to tell anyone who came.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation Thursday, April 7, at 10 am and funeral service at 11 am at St. Gregory the Great, North Branch, MN, with luncheon to follow.
Inurnment at St Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, in North Branch, MN.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Bill’s honor to The Future Farmers of America (FFA). Donations can be made online at FFA.org, mail to National FFA Foundation, 6060 FFA Drive, P.O. Box 68960 Indianapolis, IN 46268, or by phone 1-888-332-2668.