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Adele Dirkse

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Adele Dirkse

July 9, 1941-November 16, 2022

 Adele Dirkse passed away on Wednesday, 11/16/22, following a heart attack. She was 81 years old. Adele was born in Rugby, North Dakota, on July 9, 1941, to Lennart and Edythe Jacobson. She was the oldest of three sisters. In 1942 the family moved to Spokane, WA. In 1960, she married Jerry Dirkse, then in 1966 they settled in Leavenworth, WA, where they raised four children. She was a grandmother to 18 and great-grandmother to 11. A memorial will be held at the Leavenworth Nazarene Church on Friday, December 2, at 3 p.m.