Dickson, Mary Ellen – Obituary

Mary Ellen Dickson, 73, of La Grande, died March 7 following an extended illness.

Mary was born May 13,1934, in Atlanta, Kan., to Charles and Alma Cunningham.

The family moved to Weiser, Idaho, where she attended school.

She married Frank Dickson of Homedale, Idaho, on Aug. 3, 1952. Mary and Frank moved to Umatilla, where Frank was employed at the Army Ordnance Depot. Following this, the family moved to Kinzua in Wheeler County, then to La Grande, where Frank worked for Boise Cascade and Mary for Sprouse-Reitz for many years.

Mary was devoted to her family and enjoyed activities that included her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank and her parents.

Mary is survived by her son, Randy Dickson, and his wife Ann, of Meacham; daughter, Jean Atkinson, and her husband, Laine, of Ione, Calif.; daughter Debbie McCall of La Grande; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Kay Parton of Hood River and Mrs. Linda Carey of Lovelock, Nev., and a brother, Gerry Cunningham of Boise.

By Mary’s request, there will be no services.

La Grande Observer – Obituaries for the week ending March 22, 2008

Submitted by Dixie Ricker


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