Funeral services for Marilyn M. Dieckman, 76, Norfolk, NE, will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 26, 2021, at First United Methodist Church, in Norfolk. Pastor Bridget Gately will officiate. Burial will be in Prospect View Cemetery, in Pierce. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Sunday at Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue in Norfolk. Home for Funerals in Norfolk is in charge of the arrangements.
Marilyn passed away of April 21, 2021, at Faith Regional Health Services after a battle with cancer.
Marilyn was born on November 20, 1944, in Norfolk. Marilyn was the daughter of Howard and Ileane (Dietz) Miller. She graduated from Norfolk High School in 1962.
On July 19, 1964, Marilyn married Marvin Dieckman, of Pierce, NE., at the First United Methodist Church in Norfolk. Marilyn and Marv have resided in Norfolk for over 56 years. Marilyn worked for the Madison County Treasurers Office after they were married and then worked for Arrow Stage Lines for over 35 years.
Marilyn’s special past time was working on her daughter’s farm and baking for the Farmer’s Market. Marilyn would drive around on her 4 wheeler getting mulberries and choke cherries for her many requested pies at the Market.
Marilyn is survived by her spouse, Marvin Dieckman, of 56 years. She is also survived by her daughter, Sherry (Roger) Peterson of Norfolk, also Stacy and Sandy Dieckman from Stanton, NE. Marilyn greatly enjoyed her grandchildren Shane (Kelsey) Peterson of Rock Rapids, IA and Chase (Patty) Peterson of Norfolk, NE, Ashley McDonald of Omaha, NE and Autumn Beaty of El Paso, TX and 5 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Robert Miller, of Louisiana.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
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