Dorothy June  Dickinson, 95, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at the Friendship Village Pavilion of natural causes.  She was born July 11, 1918, in Waterloo, the daughter of Alton V. and Olive A. Crinklaw Sackett.  She graduated from Waterloo East High School in 1936.  She married Ernest H. Dickinson on August 28, 1941, in Cedar Falls; he preceded her in death on December 16, 1991.

She and her husband owned and operated Iowa Door Closer and Lock Repair Service from 1965 until their retirement in 1983. She was a proud member of the Kit and Caboodle Band.

She is survived by two daughters, Betty (Ron) Morrison of La Porte City, Vera Brown of Waterloo; four grandchildren, Kevin (Leah) Morrison of Eagle Grove, Sandy (Keith) Bushman of Denver, CO, Melissa (Chad) Purdy of La Porte City, Steve (Lupe) Brown of Delphi, IN; nine great grandchildren; and one sister, Marion Ackerman of Dewar.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband; one sister, Alta Schwake; a brother-in-law, Ray Ackerman and a son-in-law, Frank Brown.

Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Garden View Chapel with burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.  Visitation will be held one hour before the service at the chapel.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Garden View Chapel is in charge of arrangements 319-232-2222.  Online condolences may be left at