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Carl O. Dimmick
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Carl O. Dimmick

Carl O. Dimmick

August 21, 2020

Carl O. Dimmick, 91, of Altoona, passed away Friday, August 21, 2020 at Oakwood Health Center in Altoona, under the care of Mayo Clinic Hospice.

Carl was born November 14, 1928 in Chippewa Falls to John and Florence (Barquest) Dimmick. He is a graduate of Chippewa Falls High School. He enlisted in the US Army after high school and served in Germany during the Korean War.

He married Wanda Kveen and they later divorced. He married Carol Schultz on July 1, 1988 in Eau Claire, Carol survives.

Carl is further survived by his children, Brenda (Dale) Ojibway of Chippewa Falls; step children, Olen (Cheri) Nantz of Chippewa Falls, Melissa Dimmick of Mankato, MN, Dawn (Larry) Woodford of Eau Claire; grandchildren, Ryan (Sabrina) Ojibway of Ft. Atkinson, Chad Nantz of La Crosse, Mandy Nantz of La Crosse, Adrian Dimmick of Mankato, MN, Ben and Jordan Ortmann of Eau Claire; great grandson Connor Ojibway and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son Greggory; brother John; sisters, Tillie Kressin, Peggy DePriest and Betty Golde.

Carl worked as a truck driver, maintenance man and was a mechanic at Plombon Volkswagon. He will be remembered as a hard worker throughout his whole life.

He loved to garden, especially growing his own flowers, tomatoes and potatoes. He also canned his own tomatoes, carrots and green beans.

He was a member of The Bass Master Club and The American Legion.

A graveside service will take place at 11 AM, Friday, August 28, 2020 at Forrest Hill Cemetery in Chippewa Falls. Military honors will be rendered by the Chippewa Falls Patriotic Council.

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services – Celebration of Life Center is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.chippewavalleycremation.com

Service

A graveside service will take place at 11 AM, Friday, August 28, 2020 at Forrest Hill Cemetery in Chippewa Falls. Military honors will be rendered by the Chippewa Falls Patriotic Council.

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Condolences

  • Judy Gilles My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Carl was my mother ‘s (Joyce Barquest Gannon) cousin. His mother Florence delivered my mother at home while her sister -in-law Mertie Barquest read from the Doctor book.
    Memories are precious.

    August 31 at 9:57am

  • Fleet Butterfield Butch, sorry to see that both Carl & Merel passed. I'm imagine that both you and Cheri have been under a lot of stress for awhile before they passed. May good memories abate the hurt in your hearts. Call me if you want. 175-559-7733

    August 27 at 12:00pm

  • Linda Christopherson Carol & Family,
    I woud like to take this time and express my deepest Condolences and Sympathy during this very difficult time. Praying for Comfort!

    August 25 at 12:19pm

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