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Dixie (Ryan) FlemingJune 16, 1940 ~ October 11, 2017 (age 77)
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.