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Ilse Louise (Rohrbeck) Dickey

October 18, 1930 ~ June 11, 2020 (age 89)


Ilse Louise Dickey, 89, of Chattanooga, went home to be with Christ on Thursday, June 11, 2020.

Ilse was born on October 18, 1930 to the late Ernest and Augusta Rohrbeck in Bremerhaven, Germany. She worked tirelessly to build a beautiful family and life in the U.S. Ilse lived a life of prayer, sacrifice, and service to others.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Earl Lee Dickey; brother, Gerhart Rohrbeck; sister, Anna Swing; and granddaughter, Rebecca Stolzenburg.

She is survived by her three children Earl G. Dickey (Nicoletta), of Alvarado, Joycelyn M. Northey (Douglas), of Chattanooga, Dennis L. Dickey (Joyce Dee), of Trenton; 7 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank all the staff that cared for Ilse during her stay at Life Care Center of Collegedale as well as Ilse’s friends who loved her like their own.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, June 16 at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Please visit to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.

Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.


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Graveside Service
June 16, 2020

10:30 AM
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, TN

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