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Irene  Diercks

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Irene Diercks
Dixon, Iowa
Died on Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Visitation:
9:30 to 11:00 am Thursday, May 11th, 2017
Hope Lutheran Church, 300 Muscatine Street, Dixon, Iowa
Services:
11:00 am Thursday, May 11th, 2017
Hope Lutheran Church
Irene Olga Diercks, age 88, of Dixon, passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. Services to celebrate her life will be held at 11am Thursday, May 11th at Hope Lutheran Church, 300 Muscatine Street, Dixon, where her family will greet friends from 9:30 until time of service. Burial will be in Dixon Cemetery.

Irene was born on February 1, 1929 in Fairbank, IA, to Helmuth and Clara Westendorf. She married Arlin Diercks on October 26, 1947 in Grove Hill, IA. He preceded her in death on December 2, 1992.

Irene was a member of Hope Lutheran Church. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, and crocheting, but especially time spent with her family.

Survivors include her daughters, Diane (Jim) Ririe of East Moline, Carolyn Hansen of Bennett, Marjorie (Johnny) Mellott of Harrisonville, PA, Marva Goossens of Mineral, IL, Mary (Mike) Hixson of Andover, IL, and Cheryl (Allen) Long of Wheatland; a son, Wayne Diercks of Dixon; daughter-in-law Debbie Diercks of Laurel, MT; 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; and multiple other extended family.

In addition to her husband and parents, Irene was preceded in death by two sons, Leonard and Craig; a granddaughter Kimberly; great-grandson Justin; two sisters; and four brothers.


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