Information for August
7 March, 1896 – 11 January, 1991
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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August F. Dick, 94,
of Caldwell, died Friday, Jan. 11, 1991, at a Caldwell nursing
home of natural causes. Funeral services will be held at 2
p.m., Monday, Jan. 14, 1991, at the Dakan Funeral Chapel.
Pastor Dick Shaw of the First Baptist Church, Caldwell, and
Pastor Larry Houder of the Mennonite Church, Boise, will
officiate. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Memorial
August was born March 7, 1896, at Henderson, Neb., the son
of Frank F. and Sarah Dick. He grew up and attended school at
Henderson. He married Lena Feuerstein on Nov. 27, 1919. They
were married for 71 years and were blessed with six children,
16 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren. They farmed in
Nebraska until 1940 when they moved to Caldwell. August
worked for Simplot for many years and he also worked for the
Saratoga Hotel. August and Lena later managed a trailer court
in Boise from 1970 until 1982.
August was loved by all who knew him for his sweet and
pleasant manner and his wonderful sense of humor, He always
put others before himself. The Lord truly lived in his heart.
He was a member of the First Mennonite Church of Caldwell.
Survivors include his wife, Lena of Caldwell; a son, Elvin
Dick of Nampa; a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Sydney
Revere of Boise; a daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Dean
Penner of Caldwell; 16 grandchildren and 34
He was preceded in death by three sons, Schuyler, Freeman
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