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Dirk F. Glahn - 62

10/26/1955 - 10/20/2018

Charlotte, IA

     Dirk F. Glahn, age 62 of Charlotte, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Crest Ridge Nursing Home in Maquoketa.  In following Dirk’s wishes cremation rites have been accorded.  A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.  The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.


     Dirk was born in DeWitt on October 26, 1955, the son of Daryl and Verda Mae (Kellermann) Glahn.  He graduated from Northeast High School.  Dirk had been an over the road truck driver.  He was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church, Goose Lake.  While in high school Dirk had been an outstanding athlete, especially on the football field.  He enjoyed fishing, playing the guitar, and being outdoors.


     Dirk is survived by a son, Josh (Heather) Glahn of Havre, Montana; twin granddaughters, Hendrix and Hennessey; his parents, Daryl and Verda Mae Glahn of Charlotte; a sister, Christine Christiansen of Morrison; two nieces, Katrina House and Hannah Shinners; two nephews, Brandon Eberhart and Broc Christiansen and several great nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents.  Online condolences may be left at  


In following Dirk’s wishes cremation rites have been accorded. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.


  • Penny Callahan

    on 10/22/18

    My sincerest condolences to the family. You will never be forgotten, RIP Dirk. Thank you for the memories. Penny Callahan

  • Dave Stoecker

    on 10/22/18

    Hey Buddy...I cant believe your gone, so many reminders, memories is all that is left. Ill never forget all those crazy trucking adventures that we barely survived with Gods help and alota luck. I will never be able to think of you without a chuckle and smile !!  Well Old FREIND, I dont like saying goodbye so I will keep it that way till we meet again in the Big Truck of your choice !!                                                       To the Glahn Family, Dirks passing leaves me with a very heavy heart and so many great memories..                                                                                                                                                                        Sincerely   Dave Stoecker

  • Keith and Phyllis Jensen

    on 10/23/18

    So sorry for your loss of Dirk

  • Terry and Brenda Larkey

    on 10/23/18

    Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of you in the loss of Dirk. He was a good friend and we'll miss him.

  • Steve and Cathy Adams

    on 10/23/18

    Our Deepest sympathy to all of Dirk's Family. So long to a old and dear friend.

    Good times will always be remembered!

    God Bless and Rest in Peace Buddy!

  • Janice Wiese

    on 10/23/18

    Oor deepest condolences to the family. We know how difficult this is.

  • Paula Brozo

    on 10/24/18

    My sincerest condolences to the Glahn family. May Dirk rest in peace. You're all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Linda Revier

    on 10/25/18

    Verda Mae, Daryl and sorry for your loss, so many great memories and good times.  You will be in our thoughts and prayers....hugs to all.

    Linda, and Helen Kinrade


  • Marlene Vanbuskirk

    on 10/25/18

    Daryl & Verda May, I'm so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that he is in a place where he is no longer Ill. But has a born again fresh heavenly body free from all pain and suffering. May the Lord strengthen and bring comfort to your whole family
  • Della M. Griffin

    on 11/14/18

    Will always love you... always.
  • Greg Schurbon

    on 03/23/19

      Verda Mae, Daryl and Christy, I am sorry to read about Dirks death. I remember him from my younger days and the fun times we had. May God Bless all of you.

     Greg Schurbon

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