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Dirks — 90 years old

July 22, 2012
Messenger News
FONDA — LeRoy Dirks, of Fonda, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday.
Cards may be sent to him at 403 E. Second St., Fonda, IA 50540.
His family includes his wife of 71 years, Donna; Marvin and LaVonne Dirks, Fonda; Duane and Inez Dirks, Kingsport, Tenn.; Ronald and Caryl Dirks, Fonda; Delores and Jerry Gosch, Storm Lake; Darvin Dirks, Fonda; Randy and Rebecca Dirks, Faribault, Minn.; and Lynette and Bill Halder, Storm Lake. He has 19 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Daughter Donna Elaine is deceased.
He was born July 27, 1922. He farmed for many years and also had a construction business. He retired from farming in 1975, but continued with the construction business and is now semi-retired.


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