Willis A. Dyck 80, died Thursday, July 27, 2017 at his Newton residence. He was born February 12, 1937 in Hillsboro, Kansas to Albert J. and Mariann (Rempel) Dyck. On August 26, 1956 he married Alyce Crail at Parsons, Kansas and she survives of the home.
Willis was a 1955 graduate of Newton High School where he was active in athletics being coached by John Ravenscroft. After high school he attended Parsons Junior College on a athletic scholarship. Willis is retired as a shipping supervisor for Bunting Magnetics in Newton. He was an active member of Newton Bible Church where he worshiped with his family and grew his faith through the years. He made many cherished friends at Newton Bible Church.
Willis enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening. He also enjoyed spending time outdoors and in his shop working on various projects and teaching his son’s how to work with wood and weld. After Willis and Alyce moved to their Stratford Place neighborhood he made many friends and mentored the younger families sharing his knowledge and tools.
He was a man of great faith in his Lord and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to many.
Willis is survived by his wife Alyce of the home, sons Alan and Sharon Dyck of Cicero, IN; Dwayne Dyck of Andover, KS and Loren and Sandy Dyck of Wichita, KS; daughter: Diana and Don Demaree of Wichita, KS; and 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Gene Dyck; sisters: Virginia Cook, Barbara Dyck and Norma Dyck.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 31, 2017 at Newton Bible Church with Pastor Matt Kruse presiding. Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 5 pm. Sunday with the family receiving friends from 2 p.m. to 4 pm. At Petersen Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery Newton.
Memorials are suggested to the Source of Light or Newton Bible Christian School in care of Petersen Funeral Home