Jennie M. Dirks – Monticello

Jennie M. Dirks, 93, of Monticello passed away Thursday, September 2, 2021, at Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Monticello.

Visitation will be held from 10 – 11 am Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a memorial service will commence at 11 am.  Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Monticello.

Jennie was born on February 22, 1928, in Monticello, Iowa, the daughter of Harrison and Dorothy (Costley) Rundle.  She attended the Hardscrabble #9 School and then Monticello High School.  She married Marion G. Dirks on Nov. 23, 1945, in Monticello.  She worked many years at Collins Radio Company in Anamosa and Cedar Rapids.  She enjoyed her family, crocheting and tending to her plants.

She is survived by 3 sons: Mike (Connie), Douglas and Greg (Jean), all of Monticello;

grandchildren: Bret Dirks, Scott Dirks, Eric Dirks, Andrea Dirks, Gregory Allen Dirks and Matthew Dirks; 17 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; siblings: Daisy Heady, Dick Rundle, Carol Covington, Dotty Boland, Alma Brewer and Harriet Pillard.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion, a granddaughter, Wendy Dirks, and 2 brothers, Harrison Rundle, Jr. and Robert Rundle.

Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello is assisting the family and information is available at  Condolences and memorials may be sent to the family in care of Kramer Funeral Home, PO Box 791, Monticello, IA 52310.


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