Harriet Maxine Dickman, 85, entered into eternal rest on May 16, 2015 at her residence in Manteca. She was born to Ott and Elsie Townsend on December 12, 1929 in Colorado.
As a young girl, Harriet and her family moved from Agra, Kansas to Manteca, California. She attended Yosemite School and graduated with the class of 1947 from Manteca High School. In her early 20’s she married and started a family with her husband, John. They owned and operated Western Motors, a very successful car dealership. Later in life she was employed at Farmers Home Administration then managed assisted living residences. Upon retirement, Harriet moved to Morro Bay and donated her time by volunteering at the Salvation Army for years making many friends along the way. She lived in Manteca the last year of her life cherishing family time and visiting old friends. She loved her family dearly and enjoyed spending time with her many grandchildren. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She will be missed.
Harriet leaves behind her children, Richard Dickman (Dorothy) of Copperopolis, Linda Franklin (Larry) of Morro Bay, Terry Dickman (Gina) of Manteca, Julie Sprott of Willits and Janet McTaggart of Sonoma. She was blessed with twelve grandchildren, Patrick Dickman, Jessica Dickman, Gregory Dickman, Jennifer Dickman, Melissa Dickman, Kate Franklin, Sydney Franklin, Hannah Sprott, Madeline Sprott, Thomas Sprott, Mackenzie Mc Taggart and Andrew Mc Taggart. In addition she has four great grandchildren, Emily, Bryce, Andrew and Colby.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Dickman and siblings Jean Bonnet and Jack Townsend.
P.L. Fry is honored to serve the Dickman family. A Celebration of her Life will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at P.L. Fry and Son, 290 North Union Road, Manteca. For condolences to the family please visit our website at www.plfryandson.com search obituaries.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Saturday, June 13, 2015