Robert Charles Dickrell, 65, Marshfield, a Junction City native, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001, at his residence. He had been in ill health the past 13 months.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Marshfield, with the Rev. Anthony J. Wolf officiating. Entombment will be in McMillan Memorial Gardens in Marshfield.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the church from 9 a.m. Jan. 20 until the time of services.
Rembs/Kundinger Chapel of Marshfield is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mr. Dickrell was born Sept. 11, 1935, in Junction City, a son of the late Theo and Clara (Wollner) Dickrell Sr. He attended North County Line School in Milladore, St. Anne Parochial School in Stanley and graduated from Stanley High School in 1953.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1957 and was aboard the USS Telfarr. He was honorably discharged.
He was married to Jeanette J. Kundinger on Sept. 5, 1959, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Auburndale.
He was the owner and operator of the Sherry Dairy Cheese plant from 1960 to 1979. He also owned the Wisconsin Cheese Grade A plant in Sherry from 1975 to 1983. He was president of the Kickapoo Valley Cheese Corp. after its reorganization from 1979 to 1986. In 1986, he was employed by E.J. Marketing in Mosinee as a cheese broker. He held that position until the present.
He was a member of the Wisconsin Cheese and Buttermakers Association, an honorary member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1799 of Marshfield and a member of the Elks Lodge 665 in Marshfield.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Tim, Marshfield, and Chris (Tanja Cadigan), Juneau, Alaska; two daughters, Renee (John) Webster, Plymouth, Minn., and Nancy (Chris) Clark, Menomonee Falls; one sister, Rosemary (Jerry) McKenney, Greendale; one brother, Dave, Sheboygan; and four grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Dan, Lloyd, Warren and Theo Jr.