Graveside services for Dinah Dicker O’Connor, 75, Lawrence, will be at 2 pm Wednesday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Dinah passed away Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.
She was born Dec. 30, 1942, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Alfred and Jeanne Metz Dicker. She married Larry O’Connor on Oct. 22, 1988, in Lawrence. He survives of the home. Other survivors include three children, Tonya Brenn, Tracy Rohr (Jeff), and Matt Sarna; nine grandchildren, Kaitlan, Scott, Tyler, Madison, Mason, MaKenna, Bailey, Maggie, and Dylan; great grandsons Brantley and Jaxson; and one brother, Jim Dicker (Jan).
Dinah attended Lawrence High School and graduated in 1960. After graduation she attended Baker University. As a stay-at-home mom, Dinah was very active with her children and as a 4-H leader, Sunday School teacher, Brownies, and Girl Scouts leader. After the children were grown, she worked at the District Attorney’s office for 24 years before retiring. She loved her dogs and all wild animals. Jacque, Yoda, Marlo, Miller, Oreo, and Duke were all her little loves. She was a member of the Community of Christ Church, past president of the Legal Secretaries of Lawrence, and Beta Sigma Phi.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Lawrence Humane Society or VNA/Hospice, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.