|Birth: ||Nov. 9, 1926|
|Death: ||May 17, 2011|
Charles E. ‘Jiggs' Hirt, age 84, of Waterville, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at Blue Valley Nursing Home in Blue Rapids.
Jiggs was born November 9, 1926 to Charles and Helga M. (Lindquist) Hirt at his parents farm near Waterville. He attended Keystone County School and Waterville High School. After high school he helped his parents and others with their farming. When he was unable to do the heavy farm work he began helping people with their yard work. He also gathered, prepared and sold black walnuts. Always wanting to help others he would also collect and deliver mail to shut-ins. He moved to the Blue Valley Nursing Home in 2001.
Jiggs was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Waterville.
Survivors include his two brothers, Don Hirt and wife Norma and Gail Hirt, both families of Waterville as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services were planned for 1:00pm, Friday, May 20, 2011 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Waterville with Reverend Jeremie Vore officiating. Music was provided by Lois Andersen on the organ and Soloist Richard Nelson who sang "Amazing Grace". The congregation sang "Softly and Tenderly". Burial will be at Cottage Hill Cemetery south of Waterville. Casket Bearers were Dudley Nelson, Arnold Lindquist, Bob Lindquist, Jim Tate, Martin Merrill and Roger Potts. Viewing was from Noon until 8:00 pm, Thursday, at Terry-Christie Funeral Home in Waterville.
Memorials are suggested to either St. Mark's Lutheran Church or the Blue Valley Nursing Home, and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Helga Hirt (1897 - 1989)*
Cottage Hill Cemetery
Created by: delkan
Record added: May 21, 2011
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