Malvin “Ed” Dicus, 67, Haysville

Ed DicusMalvin “Ed” Dicus, Jr., 67 of Haysville, died Friday (October 23) at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. He was born in Indianapolis February 27, 1948, to Malvin Edward, Sr. and Linda (Holding) Dicus. He married Darlene Ruckriegel May 3, 1975, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville.

Ed was a U.S. Navy veteran and served in the Indiana National Guard. He worked for the Dubois County Solid Waste Department at the Haysville location. He was a member of the Haysville Volunteer Fire Department and was the sergeant of arms for the Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association District 18. He played the drums for area bands, volunteered for the Cub Scouts of America, was an avid Jimmy Buffet fan, and enjoyed camping and spending time with his grandsons.

He is survived by his wife, Darlene Dicus; one daughter, Amanda Hunter; Haysville; two grandchildren, Tyson and Bryor Hunter; and five sisters, Anonia Blessinger and Sarah Kinder and husband Bert, all of Jasper, Mina Hernandez, Louisville, Jan Loma, Huntingburg, and Zada Stratman and husband Randy, Dale.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Nancy Layton.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association District 18 and the Haysville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a memorial service at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with burial following in Denbo Cemetery at English. Jim LeClere will officiate. VFW Post No. 673 will conduct military graveside rites.

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