Alven Dyck


Relationship to conference: Father of Bishop Sally Dyck, former bishop of the Minnesota Episcopal Area and current bishop of the Chicago Episcopal Area.

Date of death: Feb. 3, 2019 at age 93

Arrangements: A memorial service was held Feb. 9 at Menno Mennonite Church, Ritzville, Washington.

Appointment information: Bishop Dyck served the Minnesota Episcopal Area from 2004 to 2012.

Mr. Dyck is survived by his wife, Marjorie Dyck; children, Bill Dyck (Sharla) and Bishop Sally Dyck (Ken Ehrman); and one grandson. He was preceded in death by his four siblings.

Memorials are preferred to Menno Mennonite Church (1378 N Damon Rd., Ritzville, WA 99169-8717) or Ritzville Festivals Association (PO Box 393, Ritzville, WA 99169).

Cards of condolence can be sent to Bishop Sally Dyck at the Chicago Area Office UMC, 77 W. Washington St., Ste. 1820, Chicago, IL 60602.

An obituary can be read on the Danekas Funeral Home website.

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