Margaret K. Dierkes

March 26, 1920 - February 17, 2014

03/26/1920 - 02/17/2014

DIERKES, Margaret K. Senkbeil, 93, of Wheeling, WV, died Monday, February, 17, 2014 in Good Shepherd Nursing Home.
She was born March 26, 1920 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Walter and Margaret Swartz Senkbeil.
Margaret was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, Wheeling.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Herman J. Dierkes in 2009, a daughter, Patricia Long, three brothers, Walter, Victor and Herbert Senkbeil, two sisters, Edna Sekoral and Ellen Currence.
Surviving is her daughter, Janet Muzney and her husband Lawrence of Spring Branch, TX; four grandchildren, Karen King of Myrtle Beach, SC; Kim Dangerfield of Canton, GA; Michael Muzney of Euless, TX; Susan Goins of The Colony, TX; six great-grandchildren.
Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where Vigil services will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 22, 2014 at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church with Rev. Gary Naegele as celebrant.
Entombment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions can be made to Easter Seals WV, 1305 National Road, Wheeling, WV. 26003.
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Stacy Zanke Paolella
7 years ago

I met Margaret recently when I went to visit her with my mom, Joyce Zanke. She was smiling and enjoying her family. She was a blessing.

Myral Wojcicki
7 years ago

To Margaret’s family, I offer you my condolences at her death. My last name used to be Little and we lived out the road from Herman and Margaret. They were great people and fellow parishioners at St. Vincent. So very sorry for your loss. She and Herman are together again in heaven with our Lord. God bless you all.

Rose Dimmey
7 years ago

You have my deepest sympathy. I’ve known Mrs Dierkes all my life and always looked up to her. She has been a very good friend to my mother Anelda Dietrich, moreover she will be missed.

May the good Lord take her into his arms and my the perpetual light shine upon her. God bless you.