Lawrence ‘Larry’ Dirckx, 83

Larry Dirckx

Lawrence “Larry” Andrew Dirckx, age 83 of Marshall formerly of Balaton, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Heritage Pointe Senior Living in Marshall.  Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 5 at Tracy Area Funeral Home.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Wednesday.  Interment will be in the Tracy City Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent at  Stephens Funeral Service – Tracy Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Lawrence “Larry” Andrew Dirckx was born November 30, 1934 to Michael and Mary (Mathis) Dirckx in Minneota, Minnesota.  He worked at the Marshall Independent as a pressman for 37 years.  Larry also had many jobs as a handy man 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; 7 grandchildren: Kristina, Travis, Jason, Bobbie Jo, Kayla, Tanner and Kelvin; 6 great grandchildren: Chase, Hailey, Parker, Ava, Lincoln and Jaxon; and sister Florence Moat. He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.