Dale H. BixenmannJuly 3, 1934 ~ July 8, 2017 (age 83)
Dale H. Bixenmann
Age 83, passed away Saturday July 8, 2017 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Survived by one son Stephen (Donna) Bixenmann; one daughter Lynn (Mike) Blaser; grandchildren Breanne, Kevin (Marie), Eryn (Erik), and Michael; great grandchildren Chloe, Alyssa, Orion and Damian; brother-in-law Mike (Carol) Cassem; dear family friend Mary Lou Seeley. Numerous nieces, nephews and many good friends. “No man is a failure who has friends”.
Preceded in death by his wife Darlene (Cassem) Bixenmann; parents Ben and Katharyn Bixenmann; brothers Leland (Lois) and Glen Bixenmann; one sister Anita Mae (Tony) Morrison; in-laws Palmer and Genevieve Cassem; brother-in-law Jerry (Ruby) Cassem. Dear friends Alvin and Maxine Nannemann.
Born in Wein, MO, living in Rockdale for over 60 years. Retired from the Local 150 Operating Engineers, which he was a proud member of. Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rockdale. “All you can take with you is that which you’re given away”.
We are so grateful to so many who helped, prayed, and supported our dad the past 14 months, we thank you for each and every kindness. May God Bless you all.
A memorial service will be held, Saturday July 22, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 12 p.m., at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home. Private interment was held at Elmhurst Cemetery.
Memorials to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rockdale or Joliet Area Community Hospice would be appreciated.