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Ella Schultz Dirks
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1904
Great Bend
Barton County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 2006
Great Bend
Barton County
Kansas, USA

Ella Dirks, 102, of Great Bend, died Oct. 18 at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend. She was born June 14, 1904, in Barton County, the daughter of Samuel C. and Elizabeth Unruh Schultz. She married Harvey Dirks on Aug. 18, 1926, at Bergthal Mennonite Church,Pawnee Rock. He died Feb. 16, 2001. She was a homemaker and a lifetime resident of Barton and Pawnee counties. She was a member of Bergthal Mennonite Church and Ladies Mission Workers of the church, a Sunday school teacher and a Gold Star Mother.
Survivors include a daughter, Beverly Ann Prescott, and her husband, Keith, of Larned; a daughter-in-law, Pat Dirks, of Pawnee Rock; seven grandchildren: Darla Clarke and husband Clint, Great Bend; Dale Dirks and wife Bonnie, Pawnee Rock; Danine Smith and husband Chipper, Big Spring, Texas; Sabra Dupuis and husband Brian,Larned; Brian Prescott and wife Susan, Hudson; MichaelPrescott and wife Pam, Meridan; and Faron Prescott and wife Sunshine, Hays; 18 greatgrandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two sons, Leon Dean Dirks and Homer Ray Dirks, two brothers, Edward Schultz andLincoln Schultz, and three sisters, Lena Unruh, Clara Schultz and an infant sister, Anna.

Great Bend(Kan.)Tribune, Oct. 19, 2006 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel C Schultz (1876 - 1939)
  Elizabeth Unruh Schultz (1878 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Harvey Dirks (1902 - 2001)*
 
 Children:
  Leon Dean Dirks (1927 - 1952)*
  Homer Ray Dirks (1933 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clara Schultz (1900 - 1985)*
  Ella Schultz Dirks (1904 - 2006)
  Anna Schultz (1906 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
Pawnee Rock
Barton County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Rita
Record added: Dec 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62710535
Ella <i>Schultz</i> Dirks
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Ella <i>Schultz</i> Dirks
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Ella <i>Schultz</i> Dirks
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