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Arla "Ginger" Mae Hirsch

June 11, 1921 December 21, 2018
Arla "Ginger" Mae Hirsch
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Arla Mae “Ginger” Hirsch, 97, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, formerly Charles City, Iowa, passed away on Friday, December 21, 2018 at the Heritage Memory Care Home in Eau Claire.

A funeral service for Arla Hirsch will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Hauser Funeral Home with Pastor Wendy Johannesen from West St. Charles United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Rockford.

Visitation will be at Hauser Funeral Home from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 27, 2018 and will continue one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Friday.

Arla was born to Carl and Ida (Erickson) Borseth on June 11, 1921 in Decorah, Iowa. She married Melvin Wesley Brown on June 11, 1939. To this union two sons were born. Sadly, Melvin passed away in 1967. In 1967, Arla started working for the Rockford school district in the cafeteria, where she worked for 25 years. She retired in 1992. Arla married Lester Hirsch in 1971. They farmed outside of Charles City until 2008, when Lester passed away. In 2012, Arla moved to Heritage Assisted Living in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Arla is survived by one son, Scott (Rhonda) Brown of Elk Mound, Wisconsin; daughter-in-law, Sandra Brown of Cedar Park, Texas; four granddaughters: Suzanne (Gabe) Garza of Leander, Texas, Stephanie (Rachael) Brown of Leander, Texas, Nicole Brown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Kelly (Kevin) Carrier of Hudson, Wisconsin; four great-grandchildren: Jonathan Scott Carl Brown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Lauren Rebecca and Reis Wesley Carrier of Hudson, Wisconsin and Hunter Nathaniel Garza of Leander, Texas; along with many nieces and nephews.

Arla was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Melvin; husband, Lester; son, Larry Dean Brown; sister, Sadie Ward; five brothers: Merle, Norman, Stanley, Clifford and Donald Borseth; along with numerous other relatives.


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Visitation

Thursday

27

Dec

5:00 PM 12/27/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/27/2018 7:00:00 PM
Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home

1205 South Main Street
Charles City , IA 50616

Visitation will continue one hour before the service at the funeral home on Friday.

Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home
1205 South Main Street Charles City 50616 IA
United States

Service

Friday

28

Dec

11:00 AM 12/28/2018 11:00:00 AM
Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home

1205 South Main Street
Charles City , IA 50616

Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home
1205 South Main Street Charles City 50616 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Riverside Cemetery- Rockford Final Resting Place

Echo Avenue
Rockford, IA 50468

Echo Avenue Rockford 50468 IA
United States
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