John C. & Betty* Dicus

John C. & Betty* Dicus

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John C. & Betty*  Dicus

John C. Dicus, honorary degree '00, was born on May 16, 1933 in Hutchinson, Kan. He graduated from the University of Kansas in 1955. While he was a student at KU, he worked for Capitol Federal part-time. Between 1956 and 1959, Dicus served in the United States Navy. He worked at Capitol Federal Savings for much of his career, beginning full-time on March 2, 1959. He was president of the organization from 1969 to 1988 and then served as chairman, president, and chief executive from 1989 to 1996. Since 1997, he has served as chairman and chief executive officer. He was married to Betty (Bubb) Dicus, born April, 1933. Betty passed away July 27, 2011. The couple served the community extensively through their leadership and volunteer efforts.