Jan R. Dicke – age 46,
Died suddenly on Saturday evening, August 24, 2019 at the Joint Twp. Dist. Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. He was born on July 10, 1973 in St. Marys, the son of the late Shirley A. (Kyburz) Dicke, and Edward F. Dicke, Sr., who survives in Minster. Also surviving are his brothers: Ed Dicke, Jr. and Jay Dicke, both of Minster.
Jan was a 1993 graduate of New Bremen High School. He made a career being a farm hand working for Poeppelman Farms, Greg Stueve, and Cooper Farms. Jan and his family were active in showing their Lamancha goats for many years. As a family, they belong to the American Dairy Goat Assn., the SW Ohio Dairy Goat Assn., the Indiana Dairy Goat Assn., and the Tri-State Dairy Goat Assn. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching sports on television, especially the OSU Buckeyes and Cincinnati Bengals, as well as watching farm videos on YouTube.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 4:00 P.M. in the Chapel at St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen with Rev. Becky Erb Strang and Pastor Dee Schroer officiating. Inurnment will be held in the Pilger Ruhe Cemetery near New Knoxville at a later date. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services on Sunday, at the church from 3:00 until 4:00 P.M. Memorial Contributions in memory of Jan can be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ, 119 N. Franklin Street, New Bremen, Ohio 45869.
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Steve and Diana JHFarms saysAugust 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Sorry for your loss.. you will be in our prayers
Alicia Teeters (Quinter) saysAugust 28, 2019 at 6:14 pm
I’m sorry for your loss. Jan was a great guy and will be missed. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
lisa synesael saysAugust 28, 2019 at 6:32 pm
So So Sorry for your loss. Jan will be greatly missed by all. I’ll miss our 5 A.M. talks at louiville
Bob Bartholomew saysAugust 28, 2019 at 8:02 pm
So sorry for your loss. My sincerest sympathies to your entire family.
Renee Roettger saysAugust 29, 2019 at 10:48 am
I’m so sorry for your loss. You are your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Jean saysAugust 29, 2019 at 6:58 pm
So sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed you guys showing your Lamanchas. Time will heal.
Brenda Rusk saysAugust 30, 2019 at 11:27 am
My heart aches for you. I know you said he wasn’t feeling well at State Fair, but sure never expected this. I am most sorry for your loss!!!