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Memorial for John A. Dyksen, Sr.

Born in Paterson, NJ on Aug. 30, 1945
Died on Oct. 22, 2016 and resided in Branchville, NJ.
Service: Private Service

John A. Dyksen, Sr., 71, of Frankford Township, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016, at home.

John was born in Paterson to the late Cornelius and Alice (nee Bonnema) Dyksen, on August 30, 1945. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Era. As a longtime resident of Sussex County, John worked as a Tax Assessor in both Sussex and Morris Counties for over 40 years before his retirement in 2011.

An avid outdoorsman, John had a love and passion for hunting, golfing and fishing. He was a member of the Association of Municipal Assessors of New Jersey and the Normanoch Association of Culver Lake. John was also a former member of the Branchville American Legion.

John is survived by his wife of 22 years, Laure Lyons-Dyksen; his son, John A. Dyksen, Jr. and his wife, Julie; his stepchildren, David and Kelly Lyons; his grandchildren, Jasmyne Kymer and Kiaran Lynch; his sisters, Janet Manning and her husband, Joseph, and Alice Swackhamer and her husband, Bert; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Sparky.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in John's memory to the American Diabetes Association, New Jersey Office, Center Point II, Suite 103, 1160 Route 22 East, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 or to Blue Ridge Rescue Squad, PO Box 232, Branchville, NJ 07826.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Wood Funeral Home, 16 Main St, Branchville. Online condolences may be offered at www.woodfuneralhome.net.

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