Gertrude Hirsch

Gertrude Hirsch, age 81 of Onamia, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013 at the Mille Lacs Health System in Onamia.
Gertrude Hirsch was born to Charles and Edna (Crocker) Kort on July 15, 1932 in Pillager. She married Bill Hirsch on September 23, 1993 in Onamia.obit hirsch
She worked many jobs:  Cohn Feldman Garment Factory in Onamia, Bemis Bag in Minneapolis, as well as bartending and the Vet’s Club in Onamia for numerous years.
Gert was also active in the Ladies Auxiliary for many years.  She liked doing many things, such as dancing, fishing, playing cards, cooking for her family (she was well known for her potato salad and fried chicken).  She also enjoyed going to Texas in the winter with her husband Bill,. They made many friends there.
She is survived by her husband, Bill of Onamia; sisters Carol (Thornly) and Myra; brothers Arnold (Irene) and Reuben; daughters Kathy (Bob) and Becky (Bob); sons Rodney (Mary), Duane (Juli), Robert, and Ronald;  step-children Billy (Amy), Denise (Joe), and LuAnn; 22 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations and memorials to the VFW Women’s Auxiliary or to the American Cancer Society.
There will be a private burial at a later date.

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