In memory of
Donald E. Dirks Oct 31, 1930 - Oct 2, 2016 Don passed away peacefully at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Don was born in Turlock, CA. He and his family resided in Livingston where he graduated from Livingstron High. At one time, Don was signed by the New York Giants where he pitched 3 years for the farm team. Don worked for the City of Modesto Parks and Recreation for 27 years. After retirement he enjoyed his love for fishing, traveling and being with family. He is survived by his son Jeff, daughter Terri, and two grandchildren, Haley and Nick, brother James, sisters Goldie and Barbara. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Dorothy of 45 years, brothers Kenneth and Gerald. Don was a kind-hearted man that will be missed by many that loved him. A memorial service will be held at Salas Brothers, 419 Scenic Dr., on Friday, Oct. 21, at 10:00 am. Remembrances may be made to Alexander Cohen Hospice House. www.cvobituaries.com
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