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Evelyn Mae Dirksen

December 22, 1922 December 26, 2018
Evelyn Mae Dirksen
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Obituary for Evelyn Mae Dirksen

Winnebago – Evelyn Mae Dirksen, 96, of Winnebago, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Medina Manor Nursing Center in Durand. She was born December 22, 1922 in Oregon, IL the daughter of Clifford James and Gertrude Ione (Jones) Carr. Graduated from Byron High School. Evelyn married Paul Raymond Dirksen on October 10, 1942 in Oregon. Evelyn farmed with her husband, worked in assembly at Amerock in Rockford for 30 years and also worked at Farm and Fleet in Rockford. A member of the First Presbyterian Church in Winnebago where she taught Sunday School and was active in the Ruth circle. She enjoyed quilting, cross stich, gardening, word search and reading.

The family would like to thank Medina Manor Nursing Center nurses and staff for their loving care.

Evelyn is survived by her children, Paulette (Chuck) Ritter of Machesney Park, Darrell (Sue) Dirksen of Rock City, Pam (George) Butt of Durand, Debra (Ralph) Storey of Rockford; 12 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; brother, Larry (Sally) Carr of Leaf River; several nieces and nephews.

Evelyn is predeceased by her husband Paul Dirksen; brothers, James Carr, Arthur Carr; sister, Marvlene Manus; great-grandson, Michael VanBibber.

Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 3, 2019, with a visitation starting 9:00 a.m. at Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago with Pastor Donald Plock of the Winnebago United Methodist Church officiating. Interment at Ebenezer Cemetery near Oregon. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established. For an online obituary and tributes go to www.genandtfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

3

Jan

9:00 AM 1/3/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/3/2019 11:00:00 AM
Genandt Funeral Home

602 N. Elida St.
Winnebago, IL 61088

Genandt Funeral Home
602 N. Elida St. Winnebago 61088 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

3

Jan

11:00 AM 1/3/2019 11:00:00 AM
Genandt Funeral Home

602 N. Elida St.
Winnebago, IL 61088

Genandt Funeral Home
602 N. Elida St. Winnebago 61088 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ebenezer Cemetery Final Resting Place

2986 N. German Church Rd.
Oregon, IL 61061

2986 N. German Church Rd. Oregon 61061 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.

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