Oscar P. Dickhaut, age 87 of rural Trenton, IL, died Wednesday, June 01, 2016, at Highland Health Care Center.
He was born May 28, 1929, in Belleville, IL the son of Oscar and Genevieve (nee Grimmer) Dickhaut.
On October 27, 1956, he married Mary Ellen Voegele at Highland, IL. Shepassed away on June 15, 2006.
He was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church. He was also a former member of Holy Name Society of St. Paul Church; The Stove, Furnace and Allied Appliances Workers Local 60 of Belleville; and a former trustee Clinton County Electric.
Oscar was born in Belleville, IL. He grew up in Mascoutah and attended Holy Childhood School, Woodland County School, and New Baden High School. He helped with the family farm. He served with the U. S. Army from 8/10/1951 – 11/21/1951. He worked 42 years at Peerless Product Enamel Company in Belleville, IL. After his marriage, he moved to rural Trenton “St. Morgan”. He lived there until April of 2016. He was the “Mayor of St. Morgan”.
Brother – Simon P. (Jane) Dickhaut, Mascoutah, IL
Sister – Rose M. Monken, Highland, IL
Sister – Joan G. Clark, Mascoutah, IL
He was preceded in death by :
Wife – Mary Ellen Dickhaut nee Voegele Died 6/15/2006
Father – Oscar H. Dickhaut
Mother – Geneviene R. Dickhaut nee Grimmer
Brother – Andrew H. Dickhaut Died 10/12/2012
Brother – Joseph H. Dickhaut Died 10/25/2015
Brother In-law – Derl L. Monken Died 10/24/2014
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM on Friday, June 03, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, June 03, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL., with Father Pat G. Jakel officiating.
Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to “Charity of the Donor’s Choice” or as a Mass at St. Paul Church