|Birth: ||Sep. 10, 1933|
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 2004|
Son of Harvey Dirks and Ella (Schultz)Dirks
Wife Patricia Ann (Hoffman) Dirks
Married October 19, 1957 Great Bend, Kansas
Homer Ray Dirks 1933-2004 PAWNEE ROCK Homer Ray Dirks, 70, died March 25 at him home. He was born Sept. 10, 1933, at rural Dundee, the son of Harvey and Ella Schultz Dirks. He married Patricia Pat Ann Hoffman Oct. 19, 1957, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Great Bend. A lifetime Barton and Pawnee County resident, he was the owner of Dirks Dirt Construction and was a farmer and stockman.
Dirks was a member of Peace Lutheran Church of rural Albert, where he served as Sunday school superintendent, Sunday school secretary/treasurer, all church council positions including president. He was also on the board of directors at Pawnee Rock Farmer?s Grain Fuel and Livestock Co. He was baptized May 25, 1947, at Bergthal Mennonite Church, rural Pawnee Rock, and was confirmed Aug. 12, 1962, at Peace Lutheran Church, Albert.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Dale Dean Dirks of Albert; two daughters, Darla Rae Clarke and husband Clint of Great Bend, and Danine Fay Martinez of Pagosa Springs, Colo.; his mother Ella Dirks of Great Bend; one sister, Beverly Ann Prescott and husband Keith of Larned; six grandchildren, Ashley Dirks, Taree Dougherty and husband Stacy, Abby Dirks, Kyle Clarke, Jenna Clarke and Conner Martinez and many nieces and nephews.
Prayer service will be at 7 p.m. today at Bryant Funeral Home in Great Bend. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the church, with the Rev. Jack D. Russell officiating. Burial will be at Great Bend Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 9 p.m. today, with family receiving friends from 7:30 to 9 p.m. today, all at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the church, in care of the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 28, 2004
Harvey Dirks (1902 - 2001)
Ella Schultz Dirks (1904 - 2006)
Patricia Ann Hoffman Dirks (1936 - ____)*
Leon Dean Dirks (1927 - 1952)*
Homer Ray Dirks (1933 - 2004)
Great Bend Cemetery
Created by: Kevin Biles
Record added: May 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52916016