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Mary Dimmick

YANKTON, SOUTH DAKOTA ~ Mary Kay Dimmick, 63, of Yankton, South Dakota, formerly of Hawarden, Iowa and Mitchell, South Dakota, died on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at her residence in Yankton.

Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Hawarden, Iowa with Rev. Barb Joy officiating. A luncheon will follow at the Hawarden Community Center. The inurnment will be at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Alcester, South Dakota. The Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com.

Mary Kay Dimmick was born April 27, 1953 in Yankton, South Dakota, the daughter of Donald and Rita (Roth) Johnson. She graduated from the Beresford High School in 1971. Kay married Raymond Dimmick on September 6, 1973 at Alcester, South Dakota. They lived in Hawarden, Iowa, Saginaw, Texas, and Mitchell, South Dakota before recently moving to Yankton, South Dakota due to her health.

Kay liked to sew, read, and was a wonderful cook. She loved everyone, the Lord, her husband and family, friends and strangers… and also, a cold beer! Kay loved being a grandma and great-grandma, and was very proud of her children and their families.

Survivors include her husband, Raymond Duane Dimmick; children, Robert Ray Dimmick of Jackson, Minnesota, Chad Corry Dimmick and wife Sarah Jo Dimmick of Yankton, South Dakota, and Jaime Rae Dimmick-Frame and husband John Scott Frame of Haltom City, Texas; 7 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Virginia Waterman and husband Myron of Amarillo, Texas, Gloria Thompson of Alcester, South Dakota and Judy Westover and husband Merle of Hawarden, Iowa.

Kay was preceded in death by her mother, Rita Corrine Johnson in 1956 and father, Donald Johnson in 1987.

Memorial Service

11:00 AM ,Saturday, April 29, 2017
Hawarden United Methodist Church
803 13th Street Hawarden, Iowa 51023

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Please accept our deepest sympathy. May those precious memories be foremost in your hearts and minds during this difficult time.
Isaiah 25:8

Jackson Family May 2 2017 12:00 AM

Saddened by your loss. My prayers are with all the family.

Delores (Barger) Rochester Apr 30 2017 12:00 AM

Ray & Family,
I am so sorry to hear of the deep loss of Mary Kay. No words can alleviate the deep well of grief that surrounds you at a time like this. Please know I have you in my thoughts and am sending positive energy into the Universe for all of you.
Peace and Hugs,
Mary (Swanson) Deets

Mary Deets Apr 29 2017 12:00 AM

Sending our condolences, prayers, and love on this day. Praying for strength and peace for the entire Dimmick family.

The Gonzales family

Johnny Gonzales Apr 29 2017 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers to Mary's family. God bless you all.

Connie (Waterman) Kemper Apr 28 2017 12:00 AM

My thoughts are prayers and deepest sympathies to the whole family. Mary Kay was a sweetheart and is now singing with the Angels in Heaven and able to be with her parents and my Mama Jean. I had lots of fun with Mary Kay at Daddy Virgil's 80th Birthday Party. You were and are my sunshine!

Timmy Dean Johnson Apr 28 2017 12:00 AM

My sincerest sympathy to you in your time of great loss.

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Matt Kane Apr 28 2017 12:00 AM

Mary Kay will be missed by all that has ever known her

Randy Bendert Apr 27 2017 12:00 AM

Ray & Family, So Sorry to hear of Mary's passing,but now she has no pain and will be your angel from up above. I'll miss her so much, we will cherish our time we spent with you & her on New years eve night. Love,prayers are with you. Lee & Mark

Lee & Mark Tisland Apr 27 2017 12:00 AM

My sincere sympathy to Mary Kay's family. She was a very special person and will be missed by many. You are all in my thoughts & prayers.

Clydine Jones Apr 27 2017 12:00 AM