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Eileen Dickman

June 12, 1937 — February 16, 2023


Stoughton- Eileen M. Dickman, age 85, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at Mercy Hospital in Janesville. She was born in Prairie du Chien on June 12, 1937, the daughter of Claude and Dorothy Leary.

On July 20, 1957 Eileen married Richard Dickman in LaCrosse. While raising her children, she graduated from Edgewood College with a Bachelors and from UW Whitewater with her Masters degree. Eileen was a long time fourth grade teacher and retired from Stoughton School District in 1995. She was a devoted member of St. Ann Catholic Parish and St. Vincent du Paul Society.

Eileen is survived by her children, Mary (Joey) Stolzmann, Nancy Dickman, Mike Dickman, Tom Dickman; daughter-in-law, Gloria Dickman; 15 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; siblings, Ruth Ann Ries, Jane Wadell, John (Jan) Leary, Jim (Vicki Smith) Leary, Pat (Tim) Lubinsky, and Joanna (Bill) Gaynor; many nieces and nephews; and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sons, Bob and Steve Dickman; brothers-in-law, Bob Ries and Bob Dickman; and sisters-in-law, Norma Sickler and Judy Dickman.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 323 N. Van Buren Street, Stoughton, with Fr. Randy Budnar officiating. Friends and relatives are invited to a luncheon, following the Mass, in Healy Hall. Private burial will take place in Southern WI Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Friends may greet the family from 10:00 AM until the time of Mass on Thursday at church.

The service will be livestreamed from the church facebook page, please use this link:

The family suggests memorials be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society. Please share your memories of Eileen by posting on her Tribute Wall.

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