Vern Hirsch

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April 23, 1921 – September 23, 2017

Vern Hirsch, 92, passed away on September 23, 2017. He was the son of Ed and Louisa Hirsch, and was born on April 23, 1921 in Isabel. He lived there with his parents and siblings, Violet Moore and Alvin Hirsch. They all worked hard to help the family by making deliveries with their large draft horses. In school Vern enjoyed singing in the glee club and playing in the band.

After World War II started, Vern joined the Army in 1942. He was sent to Europe and became a driver for the chaplain in his unit. Vern was in the Battle of the Bulge and other battles. He loved to tell and write stories about his experiences. It made an impression on his entire life - and especially during his later years. He valued the friends and experiences he had during this time of war.

 

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