Duane A. Dirks

FONTANA, Calif. — Duane A. Dirks, 83, Fontana, Calif., formerly of Coleridge, died July 10, 2018, at his home in Fontana, Calif. Visitation will be Aug. 4, at the Wintz Funeral Home, Coleridge, from 10 a.m. until service time. A memorial service will be held Aug. 4, at 11 a.m., at the Wintz Funeral Home, with the Rev. Russ Lambert officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Coleridge. Duane was born in Coleridge July 24, 1934, and married Yvonne Olsen, also of Coleridge, Aug. 28, 1955. They settled in Fontana in 1962. They were married for nearly 60 years when Yvonne passed away in 2013. Duane and Yvonne were blessed to be surrounded throughout their lives with loving family, great friends and wonderful neighbors. Duane is survived by his children, daughter, Debbie (Dirks) and Mark Barber, Gilbert, Ariz.; son, Dean and Stephanie Dirks, Redlands, Calif.; his grandchildren, Ryan and (Meghan) Barber, Queen Creek, Arizona, Morgan and Rylee Dirks of Redlands, Calif.; his great grandson, Memphis Barber, Queen Creek, Ariz.; his sister and brother-in-law, Barbara (Dirks) and Bill Greiner; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Sylvan and Linda Olsen, Coleridge; and many nieces and nephews.

 

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