The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

December 10, 2013

Marjorie M. Dierks

The Clinton Herald

---- — Marjorie M. Dierks

Nov. 13, 1924 - Dec. 8, 2013

CLINTON — Marjorie M. Dierks, 89, of Clinton, IA, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 13th at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Beth Dierks, Kent Schreiber, Pam Norman, Loren Petersen, Brian Peters and Gary Lehman. Honorary pallbearers are Terry Miller and David Petersen.

Marjorie was born November 13, 1924, the daughter of Arthur and Martha (Wilke) Peters. She married Donald H. Dierks on August 30, 1944; he died June 21, 2010.

She was employed at WTGrant, Burpee Seed Co, Gateway Garden Center and Pennocks. She was a member of Zion Lutheran and the Loyal Order of Moose. Marjorie enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting, working in the yard, and spending time with family. In her early years, she loved to go to dances and travel to Minnesota, Texas, and Florida to see family and friends.

Marjorie is survived by her son, Alan (Sharon) Dierks of Camanche; grandchildren, Brenda (Kent) Schreiber of Miles and Beth Dierks (Pam Norman) of Clinton; great-grandchildren, Karissa Wilfong, Vincent and Wyatt Schreiber of Miles.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a sister Vernita Miller, and brother Herb Peters.

Memorials can be made to Zion Lutheran Church. Online condolences can be left at

Death date: Dec. 8, 2013