Donna Grace Dickman

September 16, 1939- July 26,2020

Donna was born September 16, 1939, to William and Ruby Lesline at home in Harris Grove, Iowa. She was a lifelong resident of Harrison County, attending a one room schoolhouse. In her youth she played music for square dances along side her sisters. Donna could play anything with a string. On February 4, 1967, Donna married her loving husband Arnold Dickman. She was an avid gardener and was hardworking all her life. In the later years she loved being on the family farm. Donna cared deeply for all her family. Donna is preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Dickman; parents, William and Ruby Lesline,and Frank Lesline. She is survived by her sisters, Lorraine Moore of Herman, Nebraska;  Bonnie (John) Maines of Ottumwa, Iowa; Ruby (Leewane) Hagerbaumer of Arlington, Nebraska; Billie (Ike) Fox of Palmdale, California; Sharry (David) Ringler of Fort Calhoun, Nebraska;  Flo (Dan) Kinney of Omaha, Nebraska and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 29,  2020, from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. with family present from  5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Logan Memorial Chapel, 215 N. 4th Avenue Logan, Iowa  51546.

Graveside service will be on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the  Harris Grove Cemetery, Logan, Iowa.  Pastor Daniel Steeb, Pastor of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Logan, Iowa, will preside over the services.

Donna’s family requests that memorials be directed to the Logan Fire and Rescue Department, 112 N. 3rd Avenue, Logan, Iowa 51546 and/or to  Harris Grove Church and Cemetery, 3001-3007 296th Street, Logan, Iowa 51546.

Donna is in the care of Logan Memorial Chapel, 213 N. 4th Avenue, Logan, Iowa, 51546, under the direction of Randy Scott, Funeral Director.

10 Comments

  • Leia Johnsen Posted July 26, 2020 8:26 pm

    Dear family
    Sweet blessings to our dear neighbor and friend. Couldn’t ask for a nicer gal. RIP lady .
    John and Leia Johnsen and family

  • John & Charlotte Burbridge Posted July 27, 2020 10:22 am

    Donna was a neighbor and friend for many years, she was always a hard worker, but she still liked to take time to visit. She has missed Arnie so much, glad they are together again. Our sincere sympathy to the family.

  • Charlene Hatley Posted July 27, 2020 10:37 am

    Donna was a very nice person. I enjoyed our visits.

  • Lindsay Poore Posted July 27, 2020 2:23 pm

    I always enjoyed seeing Donna at the office or talking with her on the phone. She shared such wonderful stories of babysitting my dad and siblings. She was a kind woman and always friendly with me. Our family sends their condolences.

  • Rev. Dennis Maaske Posted July 27, 2020 7:53 pm

    The Lesline Family has been a presence in the Harris Grove community for generations. Donna worked so hard to keep that heritage going and share it with those who noticed her efforts. I remember the sisters singingi. May she rest well. The Lord bless and keep all who grieve with lasting peace.

  • Teresa Coonts Posted July 28, 2020 5:37 am

    Sharry I am so sorry for the loss of your sister. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Hugs

  • Barbara Remmen Posted July 28, 2020 7:46 pm

    To Sharry and her sisters. So sorry to hear of your loss of Donna. I know she will be missed by all of you, Sharry talked of Donna width such love. She also talked of the enjoyment they shared on their Sundays at the farm. Wishing you all the best. Norman, Barbara and Elizabeth Remmen

  • Rita Hammitt Posted July 28, 2020 9:00 pm

    sharry so sad to lose your sister. May she Rest In Peace.

  • Kathy Niedermyer Posted July 29, 2020 10:04 am

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I have very fond memories of Donna. Our family lived near Arnie & Donna when I was a little girl and my sister & I would roller skate for hours & hours on a driveway not far from where they lived. They enjoyed sitting outside & watching us. And my dad worked with Arnie for many years at Clark’s Limestone Quarry. Donna & I had many talks and she loved telling stories of her younger years. I always enjoyed her & her stories & will certainly miss it. She talked about going out to the farm weekly & she always worried about the thistles. If I’d see her walking I’d stop & ask her if she would like a ride – she always said no; she enjoyed walking. Donna was a very hard worker & she loved her family & friends. Donna will be missed by many. May God wrap his loving arms around you and give you peace and comfort you when needed.

  • Della Skeen Posted July 29, 2020 7:50 pm

    Donna was such a nice person and good neighbor! We had many a visit along the sidewalk . She was always such a hard worker but she seemed to enjoy keeping busy. My kids and I spent many a Fourth of July watching the fireworks from her front yard with her. She will be missed so very much.

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