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DOROTHY PAULINE (WASSON) DICK

July 31, 1932 ~ February 7, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

Dorothy Pauline Wasson was born Sunday, July 31, 1932, on a farm near Ogilvie, Minnesota the daughter of Lloyd Douglas and Dixie Pauline (Hogan) Wasson and passed away on Monday, February 7, 2022, in Douglas, Wyoming.

Dorothy moved to Missouri when she was young. Her father, Lloyd D. Wasson, pastored numerous Methodist churches around Missouri and Dorothy began accompanying his services on piano at an early age. She attended John Brown University for one year. When she was 19 years old, she taught 19 students at Hepsidam Country School in Johnson County, Missouri to earn more money for college. She returned to college and finished her degree in Music. After graduating from Wheaton College, she taught third grade in Independence, Missouri. During her summers, she volunteered to teach Vacation Bible Schools with American Sunday School Union missionaries.

Dorothy met Delbert Derald Dick when she came from Missouri to Wyoming to teach Vacation Bible School. Before the end of the summer, Delbert and Dorothy were engaged. They were married July 23, 1959. For the rest of their lives, they served God in small communities around Wyoming while Delbert preached and Dorothy played the accordion, piano, and told Bible stories for the children. Additionally, Dorothy taught voice and piano lessons to numerous students for almost 50 years.

 in death by her parents and her husband, Delbert D. Dick, on July 3, 2021.

Dorothy is survived by her three children David (Pam) Dick, Dean (Teresa) Dick, and Dixie (Victor) Massey, as well as eight grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.A service to honor her life, followed by a light lunch, will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, February 18, 2022 at the Wheatland Bible Church in Wheatland, Wyoming with Peter Thompson officiating.  Interment will be in the Wheatland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to In Faith, 145 John Robert Thomas Drive, Exton, Pennsylvania 19341.

Serving as pallbearers will be Jordan Dick, Taylor Dick, Colton Dick, John Riehle, Travis Shoults, and Skeeter Shoults.

The Gorman Funeral Homes – Converse Chapel of Douglas, Wyoming is in charge of the arrangements.

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