Cornelius John “CJ” Dyck

Cornelius John “CJ” Dyck, 92, of 711 S. Cottage Ave., #123, Normal, Ill., died January 10, 2014, surrounded by his family and his loving wife Wilma Regier Dyck. His body has been donated to the Illinois Anatomical Gift Association, from where his ashes will be returned to the family for burial at the Mennonite (Ropp) Cemetery.

Visitation is scheduled for Friday, January 17, from 5 to 8 p.m., with a Memorial service on Saturday, January 18, at 10:30 a.m.; both events will be held at the Mennonite Church of Normal.

Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Wilma of Normal; three daughters, Mary of Normal, Jennifer (Suzie Lane) of Dunkirk, N.Y., and Suzanne (Brad Kliewer) of Minneapolis, Minn.; three granddaughters, Claire Dyck of Normal, Aurora and Avery Kliewer of Minneapolis; and sisters Clara Dyck and Renate (George Kroeker) of Winnipeg, Manitoba, as well as many nieces and nephews.

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