Dirks Family

History and Genealogy

Edward Dirks

December 9, 1927 - May 16, 1992

Presbyterian Church 
Fonda, Iowa 
Wednesday, May 20, 1992 
10:30 A.M. 

 Rev. Carl Beezlev 

 Donald Piercy, Jr. Virgil Dirks 
 Danny Dirks Darold Dirks 
 Jerald Just Marvin Dirks 
 David Dirks 

 Susan Friday 

 Union Cemetery 
 Pomeroy, Iowa 
Edward Dirks was born on December 9, 1927 near Fonda. He was the son of Dick and Gretchen (Ahrens) Dirks. Edward was educated in Fonda area schools. He farmed with his father on the family farm near Fonda. His father died in 1976, and later that year, Edward retired and he and his mother moved into Fonda. Edward took care Of his mother until she entered the Fonda care Center.

Edward was a member of the Presbyterian church. He was a very active volunteer at the Fonda Care Center. He enjoyed gardening, walking and visiting his many friends.

Survivors include his brothers: Harold of Spirit Lake, LeRoy of Fonda, John of Derby, KS, Richard of Lakeville, MN and Roland of Wichita, KS; sisters: Mrs. Violet Just of Mountain Lake, MN, Mrs. Ronald (Margie) Nelson of Culver City, CA and Mrs. Donald (Marcella) Piercy of Newell; sister-in-law: Mrs. Alice Dirks of Pocahontas; and many nieces and nephews. Edward was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Fred and sisters, Eva Dirks, Verneeda Dirks, Eileen Caauwe and Leona McGinley.