Greenwood Funeral Home
In Memory Of Jean A. Hirschman
Jean A. Hirschman
Jean A. Hirschman
Born: December 22, 1946
Died: November 16, 2013
Age: 66
Jean A. Hirschman
December 22, 1946 - November 16, 2013
Jean Arlene Hirschman, the daughter of Delmer and Delores (Horkey) Hirschman, was born on December 22, 1946, at Remsen, IA. Her early childhood years were spent in Remsen. Her family moved to Sheldon, IA, where she attended school and Graduated from Sheldon High School.

Following graduation, Jean lived in Bethany, MO for 10 years before moving to Cherokee. Jean worked for the Cherokee Mental Health for 31 years as a Resident Treatment Worker until her retirement in 2007.

Jean enjoyed baking, cooking, and traveling to Texas to see family. Most of all, she loved being an Aunt to her nieces and nephews and spending time with family and friends.

On November 16, 2013, Jean passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, and one brother, Richard Hirschman.

She will lovingly be remembered by her siblings: Betty Hirschman of Cherokee, IA, Fred (Joyce) Hirschman of Sioux City, IA, Sandy (John) Ryan of Marcus, IA, and Tom (Janita) Hirschman of Cherokee, IA; one sister-in-law, Suzanne Hirschman of Kansas City, KS; nephews, Heath Ryan of Denison, Dustin (Emily) Simpson of San Antonio, TX, and their children, Isabele, Noah, and Allison, Cameron Hirschman of Cherokee, IA, Jaron (Mandy) Hirschman of Cherokee, IA, and Richard (Cathy) Hirschman of Cherokee, IA, and their children, Samantha, Taylor, and Abby; nieces, Mikelle (Mike) Dickey of Kansas City, KS, and their daughter, McKenzie, and Nicole Hirschman of Kansan City, KS; aunt and Uncle, Robert (Alice) Hirschman of Cherokee, IA, and Wes Hirschman of Marcus, IA; as well as other relatives and friends.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
We are thinking of you all!!
Ron & Jan Witcombe
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
I wii always remember Jean as a caregiver and making sure everyone was taken care of. Oh, the good laughs we shared! I have missed her being in my life and I am sorry for your loss. May God be with you and keep you strong.
Mary A Hirschman
Monday, November 18, 2013
We were so sorry to hear of Jean's passing. Dan called and told us tonight. Due to ill health we won't be able to attend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Aunt Darlene & Uncle Lee Henrichs
Monday, November 18, 2013
Your family is in our thoughts & prayers.
Uncle Wesley
Monday, November 18, 2013
I was so sad to hear of Jean's passing, she was really a caring and wonderful person and she will be missed. I enjoyed working in the at MHI with her.
Barb Evans
Monday, November 18, 2013
Betty, Sandy, Fred, Tom and families,
I was so sorry to hear of Jean's passing. I enjoyed working around her at the hospital when I was there years ago. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. May you find comfort in the many wonderful memories that you had with Jean. God bless you at this difficult time.
Dana (File) Kies
Monday, November 18, 2013
So sorry to hear of about Jean. She was such a sweet, caring person who had a heart of gold! I enjoyed working with her! She will be truly missed! Sending my thoughts and prayers to her family.
Melanie Petersen
Monday, November 18, 2013
I'm so sorry to hear of Jeannies passing, I had just recently heard that she wasn't doing very well. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Sheila Alesch
Sunday, November 17, 2013
sorry for your loss sending prayers your way
julie hoyle

Memorial services will be held at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home.
Father Dan Guenther
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5-7 P.M. prior to the memorial service at Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
At a later date.
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