Dean N. Dishinger, 78, Osage

Funeral Announcement

Dean N. Dishinger, age 78, of Osage, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center–North Iowa in Mason City.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday August 1, 2016, at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Riceville, Iowa, with military honors at the grave by Osage American Legion Post 278. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home.

Dean was born February 20, 1938, near Little Cedar, Iowa, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Goergen) Dishinger.

He attended schools in Little Cedar and Riceville. Dean served in the U.S Army from September 1961 to August 31, 1967, when he received an honorable discharge. He farmed south of Riceville until his move to Osage in 1982. Dean was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Osage American Legion. He enjoyed being with family and friends and riding his moped.

Dean is survived by a brother, Ronald (Gloria) Dishinger of Osage; a sister, Delores Brockney of Mason City; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Harold Dishinger and Donald Dishinger, who died at the age of two; and two sisters, Gladys Petty and Matilda “Tilly” Quiggle.

Information available and condolences accepted at

Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home (641)732-3706