Ruth Mae Dick

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Ruth Mae (Bergmann) Dick was born Feb. 14, 1924, to Cornelius and Anna (Thiessen) Bergmann at Corn. She attended Corn Bible Academy and graduated in 1941 as valedictorian of her class.

March 12, 1939, while attending CBA, she accepted Christ as her Savior. She was then baptized and joined the Corn Mennonite Brethren Church. After graduation she received a scholarship from and attended Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kan., for one year. She then attended Southwestern State College in Weatherford, where she earned her teaching certificate.

She taught school at Greenfield near Corn and also at Cutler, Calif., near Dinuba.

On Oct. 10, 1946, Ruth and Wesley Dick were married. They lived on the farm near Corn raising wheat and cattle. The Lord blessed their home with a daughter, Kathleen and a son, Loren.

She greatly enjoyed her roles as wife, mother, grandmother, and greatgrandmother. Other interests included singing and studying the Scriptures.

On Jan. 27, 2019, she passed from this life on to her eternal dwelling with family by her side. She placed her hope in God’s saving grace, and we rejoice she is now in the presence of the One she loved so deeply.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; two infant siblings; her husband Wesley; brother Paul Bergmann and wife Edna; sister Naemi Gossen and husband Sam.

She is survived by children Kathleen Hochstetler and husband Larry of Springfield, Ill. and Loren and wife Cathy of Corn; grandchildren Heidi Johnson and husband Tait of Chatham, Ill., Troy Hochstetler and wife Shari of Lafayette, Ind., Erin Basinger and husband Kyle of Corn, Curtis Dick of Weatherford, Emily Dick of Weatherford, and Scott Dick of Corn; and great-grandchildren Kyla, Ashlyn, Tessa, and Luke Hochstetler; nieces, nephews, and host of relatives and friends.

Memorial gifts may be made to GROW CBA building fund or Western Oklahoma Christian School.