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Lillian Dick

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Lillian Hannah Dick, 84, of O'Neill, died Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at Alpine Village Retirement Center in Verdigre.

Visitation was held Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 5, 2022 at the mortuary in O'Neill. Pastor Mark Hoffman officiated. 

Burial was in the O'Neill Cemetery in O'Neill.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.

Lillian was born on July 8, 1937 in Bassett to Archibald and Ruth (Barker) Sandall. She attended country school north of Bassett, before graduating from Rock County High School in 1955. Lillian then attended Wayne Normal School for a year. She then transferred to the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and graduated in 1959 with a degree in home economics. 

Lillian met Clifford Dick at Camp Witness near Long Pine while she was in high school. The couple later married on Jan. 1, 1958 at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. To this union five children were born Carmen, Dallas, Sherwin, Dawn and Charlotte. The couple made their home on a farm two miles southeast of Inman. They raised hogs, cattle and milked cows together. 

Lillian moved to O'Neill in the early 1990's. She worked for over 15 years as a breakfast hostess at the Holiday Inn Express. Lillian enjoyed getting to know all the travelers that she got to meet. She retired in October of 2019 due to health reasons. 

Lillian enjoyed gardening, sewing dresses, baking bread, reading and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed traveling, specifically her trip to visit the Holy Lands in Israel.  

Lillian was a member of the Center Union Church and then a member of the Full Gospel Church in Ewing. 

Lillian is survived by her five children Carmen (Eric) Troxel of Ogallala, Dallas Dick of Omaha, Sherwin (Dee) Dick of Inman, Dawn (Brian) Knapp of Madison and Charlotte Dick of Columbus; 10 grandchildren April Troxel, Evan Troxel, Ivan Troxel, Kaitlyn Dick, Dalton (Erin) Dick, Dillon Dick, Davita (Jeremy) Berven, Anthony Knapp, Melissa (Levi Johnson) Knapp and Brittany Knapp; two great-grandchildren Winston and Annika Dick; one brother Jerald (Mary) Sandall of Mequon, WI; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Clifford Dick, one daughter-in-law Elizabeth Dick, and two brothers Wesley (Gettie) Sandall and Edward (Marie) Sandall. 


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