Services for Ernest J. Dirks, 90, who died Thursday at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro, were Tuesday.
Born Aug. 17, 1932, in Newton to P.D. and Louise (Wedel) Dirks, he is survived by wife Joyce Black of Hillsboro, sons Norman Dirks of Hillsboro and Roger Dirks of Wichita, sister Alice Fast of Andover, nine grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.
His first wife, Betty Dirks, died in 2017. Daughter Sheryl Jones died in 2001.
A memorial has been established with Parkside Homes. Jost Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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