Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
DIERKES, Josephine B (RICHTER)81 Belleville IL CarlyleUB 10 Feb 1988 Linda Holthaus 

The funeral of Mrs. Josephine B. Dierkes of Belleville was held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8th, at St. Teresa's Church in Belleville. Rev. Dollar officiated with burial in St. Boniface cemetery in Germantown.

Mrs. Dierkes died Friday, Feb. 5th, at Calvin Johnson Nursing Home in Belleville. She was 81 years old.

Born in Breese on March 17, 1906, she was a daughter of Bernard and Anna Zurliene Richter. She married Herman F. Dierkes Sr. on March 30, 1948. He died in 1981.

Survivors include one son, Herman Dierkes of Belleville; two grandchildren; two brothers, Vincent and Rudy Richter , both of Breese; and one sister, Mrs. Loretta Ahuer of Panama City, Fla.

Mrs. Dierkes was a retired housekeeper at the King's House in Belleville. She was a member of St. Teresa's Church, the Senior's Compansion Program and DART.


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