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Beatrice I. Hirsch

Beatrice I. Hirsch July 27, 1924 - July 28, 2006 GRANITE FALLS -- Beatrice Ila "Bea" Hirsch, 82, of Granite Falls died Friday at the Granite Falls Manor. The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Granite Falls. Bu...

Beatrice I. Hirsch

July 27, 1924 - July 28, 2006

GRANITE FALLS -- Beatrice Ila "Bea" Hirsch, 82, of Granite Falls died Friday at the Granite Falls Manor.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Granite Falls. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Wing-Bain Funeral Home in Granite Falls and one hour before the service at the church.

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She was born July 27, 1924, in Highmore, S.D., to Forest and Mary Ellen (Berry) Burnham. She grew up in Highmore and graduated from Highmore High School in 1942.

On Nov. 18, 1942, she married LeRoy Hirsch in Poulsbo, Wash. After moving around with the Army, they settled in Highmore. In 1967 they moved to Granite Falls. For many years she owned and operated Hirsch's Upholstery.

She was a member of the Ace of Clubs Square Dance Club and St. Andrew Catholic Church.

She is survived by a son: Edward (and Renee) Hirsch of Barnesville; two daughters: Barbara Day of Monticello and Kathryn Hirsch of Princeton; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four brothers: Bob, Kenneth (and Connie), Dale and Dean.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two children, Joette and Marilyn; and seven brothers and sisters.

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