Elisabeth Dickson, 1932-2016

Published 10:06 am Friday, August 12, 2016

Elisabeth “Betty” Dickson of Alden passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, at Parkview Care Center in Wells.

Elisabeth Dickson

Elisabeth Dickson

Betty was born Aug. 20, 1932, in Philadelphia, the daughter of William E. and Frances E. Quigley Morningred. She graduated from Germantown High School and went on to secretary school. In May 1955 she married George Dickson in St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Germantown, Pennsylvania. After relocating from Philadelphia to Florida to Indiana, the family settled in the Alden area, where George was working for Queen Products in Albert Lea. Betty worked for MSI Insurance for Wayne Pooley for many years before retiring to the Chicago area and later returning home to where they opened Tailfins Malt shop in Alden.

Betty is survived by her daughters Jean and husband, Lynn Greenfield, of Alden and Susan and her husband, Jerry Wilson, of Chino Valley, Arizona; sons George Dickson, Jr. of Appleton, Wisconsin, and Bill and his wife, Connie, of Eden Prairie; grandchildren Travis and his wife, Gennifer Greenfield, of Alden, Cameron, Michaela and Colton Dickson of Appleton, Jacquelyn and Blake Dickson of Eden Prairie, Shawn Dickson and his wife, Madeleine, of Fort Rutger, Alabama, and Colin Dickson of Quincey, Illinois; great- grandchildren Maxim and Liam Dickson of Fort Rutger, Lucas Greenfield of Alden and one on the way; step great-grandchildren Aidan Greenfield and Noah Burgett; nieces Debby and Lowell Gabriel of Alden and Carol and her husband, Joe Manz, of New Jersey; and nephew, Joe Hayes of New Jersey.

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She was preceeded in death by her husband; parents; siblings; and granddaughter, Mackenzie Dickson of Wisconsin. A family service will take place at a later date.