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Dixie (Ryan) Fleming

June 16, 1940 ~ October 11, 2017 (age 77)
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Dixie Ryan Fleming, 77, of Ottawa, died peacefully at home on October 11, 2017. 

Funeral services will be Monday at 11:00 AM in the Hurst Funeral Home in Tonica with her grandson Joshua Yacko conducting the services. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 9:00 AM until time of services in the funeral home.

Dixie was born in La Salle on June 16, 1940 to Gerald “Tubby” and Irma (Hawley) Ryan. She retired after 37 ½ years from Libby Owen’s Ford in Naplate. Dixie enjoyed watching softball games, having breakfast at the Bee Hive in Ottawa, collecting butterfly knick-knacks, and tending to her flowers.

Dixie is survived by one daughter Vickie (Eric) Yacko of Grand Ridge; three sons Harry Patrick “Rick” Fleming Jr., Gerald Michael “Mick” Fleming, and John Richard “Dick” Fleming, all of Ottawa; five grandchildren Kristin Nicole (Cain) Damron, Michael Ryan (Katie) Fleming, Harry Patrick Fleming III, Joshua Yacko, and Emily Yacko; one sister Rebecca (Randy Kentzel) Ryan of California; and two brothers Patrick Ryan of Tonica and Tod Kent (Penny) Ryan of Granville.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother Curtis Michael Ryan.

 Service Information

October 23, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hurst Funeral Home in Tonica

Funeral Service
October 23, 2017

11:00 AM
Hurst Funeral Home in Tonica

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