Dickman, Dale J. 8/27/1956 - 11/2/2016 Portage Age 60, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, surrounded by family. Dale was born in Kalamazoo on August 27, 1956, the son of the late Jack and Mary Dickman. He was also preceded in passing by an infant brother, Mark and a former wife, Sunday (Fewless) Dickman. After attending Vicksburg High School he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served our country with honor until being discharged. Dale had a great personality was outgoing and made friends wherever he went. He was raised on Long Lake and a love for the water would remain with him forever. He enjoyed fishing, being outdoors, dancing and cruising in his Corvette. Dale was a hard worker who was employed for many years at Triple S Plastics. Above all he loved his family and leaves them with many wonderful memories to cherish. He is survived by his wife Marsha (Burns) Dickman; three children, Andy (Aren) Dickman, Shannon (Travis Wycoff) Dickman, Hailie Dickman; two grandchildren, Abby and Andrew Dickman; siblings, Kelly Dickman-Thompson, Melody (Kurt Schrepel) Curtis; nieces, nephews and friends. A memorial celebration will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the Portage VFW Post 5855, 8845 S. Sprinkle Rd. Portage, MI 49002, from 2:00 to 8:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be given to the Dickman Children's College Fund (checks payable to Andy Dickman), c/o of the funeral home. Family and friends may share a condolence message online at www.joldersma-klein.com.