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Dixie Kelchen


Dixie Lea Kelchen, 74, of Manchester, Iowa, formerly
of Dundee, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Leon Kelchen of Manchester; her five children, Lynette (Jim) Perlikiewicz of Albuquerque, N.M., Lonnie (Helena) Kelchen of Strawberry Point, Dean (Susan) Kelchen of Manchester, Dana (Galen) Wickman of Lisbon and Duane Kelchen of Manchester; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; her four brothers, Donovan Wright of West Branch, Keith Wright of Ferryville, Wis., Ronald Wright of Cresco and Lonnie Wright of Guttenberg; and many nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be sent to www.leonard-mullerfh.com.
Mass of Christian Burial: 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Manchester, with the Rev. Gabriel Anderson officiating.
Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester, where there will be a 3 p.m. Scripture service. Friends also may call one hour before Mass at the church on Monday.
Interment: St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Manchester, Iowa.