Paul Dale “PD” Dickson, age 86, of Guttenberg, IA, died Saturday, June 12, 2021, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. He was born on October 22, 1934, the son of Francis and Hilda (Friedlein) Dickson.
PD received his education locally and graduated from the Guttenberg High School. PD enlisted in the United States Marine Corp where he served his country proudly from Aug 3, 1953 till his honorable discharge in Aug 2, 1956. On August 25, 1956, PD was united in marriage to Patsy Reinhardt at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Guttenberg and the couple was later blessed with a daughter Zoe. Two months after his discharge from the Marines and his wedding, PD enlisted into the United States Air Force where he served his country until March 15, 1960.
PD lived most of his life outdoors. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and enjoyed entertaining family and friends with many wild game dinners. He enjoyed sports especially his Green Bay Packers. PD was a talented musician & artist and spent lots of time working in the garden. PD was known for hand carving walking sticks which many people still have today.
PD is survived by his daughter, Zoe (Danny) Walke; 3 granddaughters, Liza (Scott Pollitt) Walke-Pollitt, Lora (Brett) Baclich, & Leanne Walke; 6 great grandchildren, Macy, Maggie, Wesley, Will, Ben & Quinn; brother, Lee (Diane) Dickson and many other relatives and friends.
PD was preceded in death by his parents and wife Patsy.
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