Dick Wissink

Service

Date: Thu, May 11, 2017
Start time: 10:30 am
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Arrangements By:
Merle Hay Funeral Home

Visitation

Date: Wed, May 10, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Dick Wissink

Dick, 89, passed away on May 6, 2017 at Valley View Village, where he had resided the past few months. His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, at Merle Hay Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Dick Wissink, the son of Herman and Dina (Bosch) Wissink, was born July 6, 1927 in Rock Valley, Iowa. Following high school, he graduated from Central College and served in the U.S. Navy. Dick owned a successful insurance agency, Independent Insurance Associates.

He was an active member at Westminster Presbyterian Church. He helped organize a Bible study at The Lodge of Ashworth. After retiring, Dick enjoyed traveling with his wife and friends. He also enjoyed gardening and feeding his backyard birds. Dick was a fan of the Chicago Cubs.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Marguerite Wissink, and wife, Jane.

Dick is remembered by his children, Julie Scott (Brian) and Kevin Wissink (Catherine Foley-Wissink); grandsons: Brandon (Amie) Pruitt, Blake Pruitt, Brandon Scott, and Alex Scott; great-granddaughter, Finley; and brother, Gerald Wissink (Nelvina).

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