Megan Dirks, 25, of Akron, Iowa, formerly of Iowa City, Iowa passed away Friday, August 27, 2010 at her parent’s home in Akron following a courageous battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Akron. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 4:00 p.m. Monday, August 30, 2010, with the family present after 5:00 p.m., and a Scriptural Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Parish Rosary, all at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Akron. Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.