Jane Helen Rosenberg Dirksen

Death:Saturday, December 29, 2007
Ogle Co, Illinois

Chana - Jane Helen Dirksen, age 86, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007 at Oregon Health Care Center. She was born July 23, 1921 in Rockvale Township the daughter to Reinder and Jenny (Oltmans) Rosenberg. She graduated from Oregon High School in 1939. Jane married Andrew Dirksen on Oct. 10, 1940 near Kings, IL. She was a member of the Ebenezer Reformed Church where she had served as president of the Ladies Aid and also as a Sunday school teacher. Jane and Andy farmed near Chana for 37 years. She also worked many years at Fischer's Office Supply in Oregon. She was predeceased by her husband Andy, Great grandson Brogan Berns, parents, and 3 brothers; John D., William, and Herman Rosenberg. Survived by her daughter Judy (Bill) Welty of Chana, 2 grandchildren; Kelly (Michael) Berns of Champaign, IL, and Bryce (Vanessa) Welty of Crown Point, IN, 7 Great Grandchildren; Brenna, Braden, and Breccan Berns, Parker and Max Welty, Briley Berns, and Xavier Welty, 1 brother Ronald "Bud" (Helen) Rosenberg of Michigan, 2 sisters; Helen (Roland) Young of North Carolina, and Betty (Jack) Basler of Oregon, IL, several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 11:00 am, Thur., Jan. 3, 2008 at the Ebenezer Reformed Church near Oregon with the Rev. Marvin Metzger officiating. Burial will be at the Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation from 4-7 pm, Wed. evening at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon. Memorial fund is established for the Ebenezer Reformed Church.

Source: Mortuary Obit

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