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Obituary: Neva Jean Dirks

April 21, 1931 - April 3, 2013

We want to share the loss of our beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, Neva Jean Dirks, 81. Neva passed away peacefully the morning of April 3rd, 2013.

Neva was born in Hawarden, Iowa to Charles and Anna Webert. She spent her childhood working on her parents’ farm. This is where she met Darrel Dirks who was a hired hand on her brother’s farm. Darrel and Neva were married June 2nd, 1950, and moved to California the winter of 1955. Neva worked as a Data Entry Operator at Blue Cross Insurance for almost 25 years, retiring in 1993. Upon her retirement, the couple moved to Gardnerville, Nevada. The most important things to Neva were her Faith, Family and Friends. She loved attending church, participating in the Women’s Church League, going to the Senior Center, volunteering at the Senior Center gift store, and enjoying walks with friends.

Neva was preceded in death by her husband, Darrel Dirks. She is survived by her three children; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Her daughter,, Diane Imorde and her husband, Robert of Carson City, NV; son, Lynn Dirks and his wife, Debbie of Round Rock, TX; daughter, Charla Dirks of Simi Valley, CA; grandchildren, Nicole, Brie, Stephanie and Megan; great-grandchildren, Rayvin, Jamisen and Kai.

A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 3rd, 2013, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1837 Mountain St., Carson City, NV.

Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley.



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The Nevada Appeal Updated Apr 23, 2013 05:18PM Published Apr 23, 2013 05:16PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.