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Thursday, December 18th, 2008
Complete Obituary
John Dircksen Jr.
  John F. Dircksen Jr., 84, 2547 state Route 364, Egypt, died at 1:53 a.m. Dec. 17, 2008, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 2, 1924, in Shelby County, to John and Mary Meyer Dircksen. On June 25, 1947, he married Anna Marie Heitkamp, who survives.
Other survivors are three sons, Thomas and Jerry (Angi), all of Minster, and John (Angie), New Knoxville; four daughters, Mary Lou (Jim) Nerderman, Versailles, Dorothy (Roger) Moeller, Fort Loramie, Betty (Ron) Marchal, Burkettsville, and Anne, Sidney; a daughter-in-law, Ann Dircksen, Fort Loramie; a sister, Mary Ann Seger, Minster; a sister-in-law, Alfrieda Dircksen, New Bremen; 29 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Deceased are a son, Gerard; a daughter-in-law, Judy; three brothers, Henry and his wife, Marie, Albert and his wife, Margaret and Herman; a brother-in-law, Jerry Seger; and a grandchild.
He was a retired farmer and a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, and its men's sodality. He also was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Egypt, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Minster.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
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