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Saturday, April 5th, 2008
Ben Dirksen
Ben Dirksen, 65, 5717 Medford Road, Rossburg, died at 4 a.m. March 30, 2008, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 15, 1942, in Darke County to Gregory and Elizabeth Wilkinson Dirksen. On July 20, 1963, he married Anita M. Rindler, who survives in Rossburg.
Also surviving are three sons, Jeff (Lisa), Troy, Tom (Brenda), Versailles, and James (Stacy), Greenville; a daughter, Denise Wells, Sidney; five brothers, Cletus and Ronald (Marilyn), all of New Weston, David (Rosemary), Madison, Ind., John (Shirley), Porterville, Miss., and Michael, Greenville; a sister, Kathleen Gasson, Versailles, a sister-in-law, Kathy Schulze of Michigan; and 12 grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, William, and two sisters, Mary Margaret and Mary Ann.
He had worked at North Star Hardware. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard and a member of the North Star American Legion.
There are no services.
Arrangements were handled by Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
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