Obituary: Maria Dickson, 75, of Ludington.

February 22, 2021

Maria Dickson

Obituary: Maria Dickson, 75, of Ludington.

Maria Amelia Dickson, 75, of Ludington, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021, at Mercy Health Mercy Campus in Muskegon.  She was born October 7, 1945, in Ludington, the daughter of Benito and Enedina (Guerrero) Hernandez Sr.

Maria worked at Memorial Medical Center in Ludington as an admissions clerk for over 10 years.  She also worked for many years as a bilingual aide for Hart Public Schools, and worked at COVE in Ludington for a few years.

In her spare time, Maria was an avid bowler, competing in tournaments throughout Michigan.  She also enjoyed reading, crocheting, crafts and baking baked goods for her family.

Maria is survived by her children, Sherry (Pat) Tauchus of Scottville, Tim Olmstead of Scottville, and Melissa (Dale) Bufka of Battle Creek; stepson, Mark Dickson of West Olive; six grandchildren, Jeremy, Caitlin, Mariah, Dallas, Tim and Caleb; two great-grandchildren;  siblings, Ray (Mary) Hernandez, Gloria Villarreal, Teddy (Cheryl) Hernandez, Patricia Hernandez, Linda Ybarra, and Benito (Virginia) Hernandez; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Maria was preceded in death by: her husband, Alan R. Dickson in 2006; her parents; and her twin brothers in infancy, Jesse and Joseph.

The family will receive friends Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service, Pere Marquette Chapel, Ludington, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., which will be followed by an informal service.

Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

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