Gertrude <I>Aho</I> Hirsimaki

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Gertrude Aho Hirsimaki

  • Birth 13 Jan 1917 Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 2 Nov 2000 Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Millcreek Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Lot 314 Sec 4-M Loc gr 1
  • Memorial ID 5096707

Age 83, daughter of the late August and Emma Puranen Aho.

Gertrude graduated from Strong Vincent High School, then worked for Hammermill Paper Co. for 10 years. She also managed Hirsimaki Insurance and Real Estate Agency in Conneaut. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. She enjoyed reading, cooking and raising African violets and daisies.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eli N. Hirsimaki, whom she married April 13, 1946, and who died in 1997; and two brothers, Arne Aho and E. Robert Aho.

Survivors include two sons, Paul A. Hirsimaki of Columbia, Md., and Eric E. Hirsimaki of North Olmsted, Ohio; three grandchildren; and a nephew.

Graveside service at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Millcreek Township.

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  • Maintained by: Edie
  • Originally Created by: Fred King
  • Added: 15 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5096707
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gertrude Aho Hirsimaki (13 Jan 1917–2 Nov 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5096707, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Millcreek Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Edie (contributor 46739327) .