LaWana Ruth Hunt Dickman, our loving Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother returned to her Heavenly Father and into the waiting arms of her son and husband on July 13, 2021.
LaWana was born July 21, 1935 in Grantsville, Utah to Ella Emily McBride Hunt and Benjamin Franklin Hunt. She was the 7th of 10 children. Born into a family that loved music, she played guitar, had a beautiful voice and wrote numerous songs and poems. LaWana along with her brothers, sisters, children, nieces and nephews played guitars, and sang together at all the family gatherings.
She married her sweetheart, Duane Arnold Dickman on September 9, 1955. They were blessed with four children, Danny, Brenda and the twins Carrie and Terry. Together, they traveled the world while Duane served his country in the United States Army. Their journey began in Grantsville Utah and they went on to live in Baumholder Germany, Fort Ord California, Heidelberg Germany, and San Francisco California. While deployed, they traveled to Venice Italy, Zurich Switzerland, Berlin Germany, Frankfurt Germany, Austria and many other European cities. One of their favorites was visiting the Burning of The Castle in Heidelberg. In 1972, they made Grantsville, Utah their final home. LaWana was a very proud military wife and always said she lived a remarkable life.
The most important blessings in LaWana’s life were her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, parents, brothers and sisters, and Duane’s family. She always had a house full of friends and relatives. She was an excellent cook and welcomed all into her home.
LaWana will be greatly missed by her children, Danny (Toni) Dickman, Carrie Elaine Batt (John) Bertram, and Brenda Dickman. Grandchildren, Brandon Vern (Krista) Batt, Alesha Dickman, Brittany Dickman, Shaun Smith, Shelsi Godinez, Laci Fidler, Tre Lambert, and 16 great grandchildren, her brother Max Hunt and numerous nieces and nephews.
LaWana is proceeded in death by her parents, her son Terry Dickman, husband Duane Dickman, sisters Thelma, Darlene, Evelyn, Peggy, Ramona and brothers Bud, Junior and Fawn.
Funeral Service will be held at 1 PM, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, In Grantsville 3rd Ward, 438 So Hale, viewings will be held on Tuesday from 6-8 PM and also on Wednesday, 11:30-12:30 prior to service BOTH at the Ward. Burial will follow in the Grantsville City Cemetery in the care of Dalton-Hoopes Funeral Home. 435-884-3031
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