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Dorothy Hirsch

July 1, 1925 — January 22, 2008

Dorothy Hirsch, 82, of Breckenridge, MN died peacefully at Innovis Hospital with her family by her bedside on Tuesday, January 22, 2008.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 11:00 AM at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge, MN with Pastor Mark Manning officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be at Presbyterian Cemetery, Hunter, ND at a later date.

Dorothy was born in Hunter, ND on July 1, 1925 to Chester and Gladys (See) Dohman. She grew up and attended Greenfield Consolidated School and Hunter High School until she was 17 years old. The family then moved to Breckenridge, MN where she graduated from Breckenridge High School in 1943. Dorothy then attended Western Union telegraph school in Fargo, ND and worked for Western Union in Cleveland, OH for one year and Los Angeles, CA for six months. She then returned to Fargo and worked for Western Union until she retired in 1975. She enjoyed working for Western Union and found the work interesting.

Dorothy married Albert Hirsch on September 25, 1956 in Sisseton, SD. They lived in Fargo until 1981 when they moved to Pelican Lake near Detroit Lakes, MN. Albert preceded her in death in October of 1991. Dorothy continued living near Pelican Lake until November of 1997 when she moved to the York Manor in Breckenridge.

Dorothy enjoyed playing cards, visiting and traveling, especially her annual trips to Texas to visit relatives. She always had a cat for a pet and enjoyed all cats.

Dorothy is survived by her nieces and nephews, Michael (Pam) Dohman, Breckenridge, MN, Cathy (Gerald) Nordick, Rothsay, MN, Cindy (Joe) Braun, Mooreton, ND, Mark (Mary) Dohman, Watertown, SD; her sister-in-law, Marge (Allan) Ehlers, Breckenridge, MN.

She was preceded in death by, her parents, Chester and Gladys Dohman; her husband, Albert Hirsch, and her two brothers, Ralph and Clayton Dohman.


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