(9-23-20) Tim Dirksen passed away after he was trapped inside a 90 foot silo and was leveling off silage on Monday. Below is his funeral arrangements and obituary.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Friday, September 25, 2020 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Maria Stein, with Fr. Matt Jozefiak as celebrant. The mass will be live streamed from the Marion Catholic Community Website at http://www.marioncatholiccommunity.org/live-stream.html. Masks are required during the funeral mass. Burial will follow at Nativity Cemetery, Cassella.
Calling is 2:00 pm-8:00 pm Thursday and 9:00 am-9:40 am Friday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. Social distancing and CDC guidelines will be observed during the visitation.
Contributions can be made to the Tim Dirksen Memorial Fund c/o The Fort Recovery Community Foundation. P.O. Box 52, Fort Recovery, Ohio 45846.
Condolences may be directed to www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com
Timothy J. “Tim” Dirksen, age 39, of Maria Stein, died September 21, 2020 at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, following a tragic farm accident at his home.
He was born June 24, 1981, in Coldwater, to Dennis and Judy (Sanders) Dirksen, who both survive in Maria Stein. On May 19, 2007, he married Theresa (May) Dirksen, who survives.
Also surviving are their children, Johanna, Maria, Clayton and Cora Dirksen, all of home; siblings, Tony & Sharon Dirksen of Maria Stein, Kay & Terry Knapke of Versailles, Kelly & Tom Schmitmeyer of St. Sebastian, Karen & Cory May of Versailles, Ted & Cheryl Dirksen of Maria Stein, and Karla & Matt Watercutter of Maria Stein; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mike & Sue May of Fort Recovery; in-laws, April & Rob Tidwell of Webster, NY, Calvin & Jodi May of Coldwater, Chrissy & Matt Hart of Fort Recovery, and Tyler May of Fort Recovery; grandmother-in-law, Rosie May of Coldwater; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clarence & Philomena Dirksen and Ted & Helen Sanders; grandparents-in-law, Bud May and Cletus & Martha Dues.
Tim was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Cassella. He was a 1999 graduate of Marion Local High School and a graduate of the University of Toledo, in which he played football for both the school and university. Tim was a humble and hardworking man who had a passion for farming and an undeniable love for his family. He will be greatly missed by so many.