Obituary

Ellen Kay Dirks
November 11, 1935 - February 20, 2021

Ellen Kay Dirks

Ellen Kay Dirks
Nov 11, 1935 - Feb 20, 2021

Ellen Kay Dirks
Iframe toggler
Send Sympathy Gifts
Plan Ahead
Free Newsletter
Free Grief Support

Ellen Kay Dirks, 85, of Hampton, Iowa, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021, at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. She was born on November 11, 1935, in Hampton, to Manley J. and Hazel F. (Azeltine) McCormick.

Ellen attended Prairie Side #9 Country School thru 7th grade. She then attended and graduated from Franklin Consolidated in Latimer. Ellen met George Dirks and they were united in marriage on April 1, 1961, in Chapin.

She worked for the United States Post Office for 30 years, working in Meservey, Mason City and Hampton, and retired on June 19, 1991. Ellen was an officer on the county, district, and state level for the Iowa Rural Letter Carriers Auxiliary, as well as an officer for the American Legion Auxiliary in Meservey. She was a member of the Candle-Stick Chapter National Daughters of the American Revolution, where she was chapter officer and regent, and was a long-time member of the Hampton United Methodist Church. Ellen was instrumental in getting the NSDAR plaque on a stone for the Old Stone House near Geneva. She enjoyed playing golf and caring for flowers.

Ellen is survived by her husband George Dirks, son Dr. Ross (Terry) Dirks, daughter Rita Dirks, grandson Michael Dirks, sister Linda Fae (Tracy) Hayward, brother-in-law Don (Mae) Dirks, sister-in-law LaVonne McCormick, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Manley and Hazel, in-laws George and Alice Dirks, brother Bob McCormick, sister Cora Lee (Duane "Curly") Thielen, sister Carol Dee (LaVerne) Thielen, sister Marilyn (LeRoy) Miller, sister-in-law Eiola (Bob) Kramer, sister-in-law Grace Dirksen, brother-in-law Dick Dirksen, and nieces Joyce Miller, Ashley Thielen, and Linda (Kramer) Tjarks.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Hampton United Methodist Church. A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday, March 1, 2021, at Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home in Hampton. Burial will be in the Meservey Cemetery at a later date.

Ellen Kay's service will be live streamed via "Zoom" at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 2, 2021.
To join the Zoom Meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89762454603?pwd=cWxGYUp4UG1PQS91alBWRFRCQ0orZz09
Meeting ID: 897 6245 4603
Passcode: 675778

Memorial contributions may be given in memory of Ellen Kay Dirks to MercyOne North Iowa Hospice, Mason City or Gateway Hospice, Clarion.

Linda Hayward on Mar 2, 2021

What a lovely service for a lovely lady! I just watched the picture video. Such a pleasant way to share memories of Ellen Kay's life. I especially enjoyed seeing the pictures of her younger days.
George, Rita, Ross, Terry and Michael have been in my thoughts especially this day. May being together help to support one another. Linda

Sietsema Vogel Funeral Homes on Mar 1, 2021

+93

Show More

Videos

Photos

Add a photo
Show More

Visitation

Mar
1
Monday
Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home - Hampton
306 Central Ave East
Hampton, IA 50441
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Service

Mar
2
Tuesday
Hampton United Methodist Church
100 Central Ave. East
Hampton, Iowa 50441
10:30 AM
Ellen Kay's service will be live streamed via "Zoom" at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 2, 2021. To join the Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89762454603?pwd=cWxGYUp4UG1PQS91alBWRFRCQ0orZz09 Meeting ID: 897 6245 4603 Passcode: 675778


*Due to time restrictions, delivery to service is unavailable.

Healing Registry Unavailable at the Moment!

Loading...

Product Name

Description

$0

-
+

Your Shopping Cart is Empty

Jane Doe ×

What's your email address?

What Would You Like Written on the Card?

Choose a Delivery Date

* Note: Flower deliveries are limited to the highlighted delivery dates. Sunday deliveries are not available for flowers. We will try and accommodate early morning deliveries but need a 48 hours notice on placing orders for flowers. We cant not guaranteed early morning delivery if the order was placed late in the day.

Where Would You Like To Deliver To

 
 

No obituaries found

Product Details

Loading...

Product Name

Description

$0

Iframe toggler
Send Sympathy Gifts
Plan Ahead
Free Newsletter
Free Grief Support
Ellen Kay Dirks

Sign in to add your memory

Login with Facebook

We will never post without permission

Just for verification: we never spam!

Ellen Kay Dirks

Share Photo/Memorial Tributes

Ellen Kay Dirks

Add to Your Calendar

Ellen Kay Dirks

Obit Checkin

Ellen Kay Dirks

Obituary Notifications

Grief Support

Ellen Kay Dirks

Get Updates - tribute notifications

Ellen Kay Dirks

Get Updates - SMS notifications

Thank you for sharing your memory of Ellen

Help show your support by providing a gift of flowers and spreading the word.

Gift of Flowers

Offer comfort and support to the family with beautiful flowers and spreads

Send Flowers Browse Flowers

Spread the Word

Help friends and acquaintances of Ellen leave memories by sharing to Facebook

Share to Facebook Share on Facebook