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Vera Dirks

Former Tampa resident Vera L. Dirks, 88, died Tuesday at Moundridge Manor, Moundridge.

 Funeral Service was Monday, at Morning Star Mennonite Church, rural Tampa, Kansas.  Family received guests from 6 to 8 Sunday at the Church.

She was born August 5, 1927 to Alfred and Magdalene Koehn at Greensburg.  She married Melvin Dirks Sept 12, 1948 at Tampa.  

Survivors include: sons Bruce Dirks of Wellington, Colorado, and Bradley Dirks of rural Canton; daughters Charlene Becker of Moundridge and Donnalee Johnson of Piscataway, New Jersey; 16 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her son-in-law, Howard Becker and husband Melvin Dirks.  

Memorials to Moundridge Manor can be sent in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

Last modified Oct. 1, 2015