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Weller Funeral Home

327 North MacLeod Ave, Arlington, WA

OBITUARY

Robert Jared DICKSON

May 31, 1921October 22, 2019

Our loving father, Mr. Robert Jared Dickson, 98, died Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at his home in Arlington, Washington, of natural causes.

His funeral service will be held Saturday, November 2, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints chapel in Arlington Heights at 11 am. A viewing will be held in the same building from 10-11 am. internment will take place at Arlington Cemetery following the funeral.

Jared was born May 31, 1921 in Kane, Wyoming to Edna Seviah Despain and William Henry Dickson. A true American patriot, Jared served his country during World War II in the navy and is a Pearl Harbor survivor. He married his high school sweetheart, Elna Lewis, after the war and they raised 4 daughters and 2 sons. Jared was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints all his life. He also owned a successful construction company and dedicated his life to helping other people. When Elna died, he married Marie Spletter whom he loved for 15 years before she died. Later, Jared married Mary Shurtleff who died in 2015. Jared had a great love for fishing and gardening.Jared is survived by his children: Kathy Dickson Johnson, Linda Dickson Jones, Robert Lewis Dickson, Dennis Lee Dickson, Ellen Dickson Slovacek, and Kristine Dickson Tate. Jared has 29 grandchildren, 83 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. His kind and gentle spirit and keen sense of humor will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 2, 2019

Memories

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Rebecca Boylan

October 25, 2019

Our home teacher became our friend. Every visit, Jared was happy to see us. Don Boylan and Jared Dickson would talk about good old days whenever they got together. Rebecca and Jared had a mutual passion for rock hounding and creating jewelry with rocks and minerals, to share with our favorite people. We will miss you dearly, our friend.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY