Shirley Dick


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Cremation Society of Iowa


Shirley Dick

May 19, 1964 - July 8, 2016

Shirley Dick, 52, passed unexpectedly from complications of acute respiratory distress on July 8, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

Shirley Ann Smalley was born on May 19, 1964 to Eddie Smalley and Martha Gonzalez in Anaheim, California. She graduated with the class of 1982 from Farmington High School in New Mexico. On May 26, 1984, in Farmington, NM, she married Ray Dick and with this union came three amazing children.

Shirley will be deeply missed by her husband of 32 years, Ray and her children, Michael, Rachelle and Charles Dick all of Des Moines; her grandchildren, Michael “MJ”, Gracie and Anthony; her father, Al Nicks of Farmington, NM; siblings, Leandra Nicks, Rosanna Nicks and Daryell Gilday all of Farmington, NM; mother-in-law, Shirley Sadler; brothers-in-law, Carl (Becky) and Jim (Mary) Dick; along with many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Martha Nicks, 63, of Aztec, NM.

Contributions may be made to: Shirley Dick Memorial Fund at any Wells Fargo location. Online condolences may be expressed at

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