Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, CO, January 6, 1993
Marion O. Dix of Haxtun was born March 12, 1922 in Sterling to Lee and Leona Carson Dix. He died Wednesday, December 30, 1992 at Briarwood Health Care Center in Denver at the age of 70. Dix attended grade school at the Rockland School and graduated from New Haven High School in 1942.
He was drafted into the U.S. Army in October of 1942 and served during World War II in the United States as a prisoner of war guard. After his discharge in March of 1946 he lived in Iowa and worked as a barber until starting his employment at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Denver in 1952. After he moved to Denver, Marion re-enlisted in the U.S. Air Force Reserves and served in Korea and Turkey.
He received his discharge in March of 1982. Following his retirement from the Veteran's Administration Hospital he moved to Haxtun to make his home. Marion was a member of the Berean Bible Church and Lions Club. He was an active member of the Senior Citizens and had helped with transporting the meals from Holyoke to Haxtun for the Meet and Eat program. He enjoyed helping people and was always willing to lend a helping hand in time of need. Dix was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include brothers Max Dix and wife Mary of Rifle, Vernon Dix and wife Mildred of Blanca and Jack Dix and wife Betty of Haxtun; and nine nieces and nephews.
Services were held Tuesday, January 5, 1993 at the Berean Bible Church with Rev. Tom Walker officiating. Burial followed at Haxtun Cemetery.
MARION O. DIX
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