DIRKS, ELDEAN MARIE - Barton County, Kansas | ELDEAN MARIE DIRKS - Kansas Gravestone Photos

Eldean Marie DIRKS

Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
Barton County,

April 13, 1922 - July 17, 1999

March 23, 1923 - December 26, 2010

James M Dirks, 77, of North Newton, supervisor for 21 years at Hay and Forage in Hesston, died Saturday July 17, 1999 at Kidron Bethel Health Care. He was born April 13, 1922, in Great Bend to Peter S and Bertha Smith Dirks. He married Eldean Unruh September 5, 1942, in Pawnee Rock. She survives of North Newton.
He was former owner of a sand and gravel business, Standard oil business and farmer, all in Great Bend. He was a member of Bergthal Mennonite Church in Pawnee Rock prior to transferring his membership to Faith Mennonite Church in Newton. He also was a member of Hesston Corp Workers Association. He sang in a quartet. He was a sportsman and enjoyed outdoors, water skiing, yard and flowers.
Other survivors include one son, Dean A Dirks of Chicago; and one grandchild. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Milton M Dirks, Waldo K Dirks and Melvin W Dirks; and two sisters, Bertha M Dirks and Edna M Dirks.

Photo Courtesy of R G (Bob) Dirks

Contributed on 1/13/14

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Submitted: 1/13/14 • Approved: 7/28/16 • Last Updated: 3/11/18 • R24140-G24139-S3

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