Lawrence Dirckx

Nov. 30, 1934-Nov. 29, 2018

MARSHALL — Services for Lawrence “Larry” Andrew Dirckx, 83, of Marshall, formerly of Balaton, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Tracy Area Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Wednesday. Burial will be in the Tracy City Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Service – Tracy Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

He died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at Heritage Pointe Senior Living in Marshall.

Lawrence “Larry” Andrew Dirckx was born Nov. 30, 1934, to Michael and Mary (Mathis) Dirckx in Minneota. He worked at the Marshall Independent as a pressman for 37 years. Larry also had many jobs as a handyman and helping local farmers. In 1958 he was united in marriage to Mary Engesser. Through that marriage he had five daughters.

Lawrence is survived by his children: Gail Nichols of Marshall, Janice (Bill) Heern of Tracy, Julie (Drew) Engel of Marshall, Kelly (Ron) Johnson of Marshall and Renee King of Mountain Lake; seven grandchildren: Kristina, Travis, Jason, Bobbie Jo, Kayla, Tanner and Kelvin; six great grandchildren: Chase, Hailey, Parker, Ava, Lincoln and Jaxon; and sister Florence Moat.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.