Marian Hirsch

June. 7, 1928-Dec. 21, 2016

Marian Joy Hirsch, 88,

passed away December

21, 2016, at Valley 4000 in

Grand Forks, North Dako-


Marian Joy Willis was

born June 7th, 1928 in

Hettinger, ND to Theo-

dore M. Willis and Hilma

(Olson) Willis. She at-

tended school in Minot,

North Dakota and gra-

duated from Minot High

School. She married

Army Captain Oscar G.

Hirsch June 7th, 1952 in

Minneapolis, MN. She

travelled around the Unit-

ed States and abroad dur-

ing her husband’s military

service. She returned to

North Dakota with her

husband for his final post.

Marian dedicated her life

to being a homemaker to

her husband. She was a

devoted, loving, patient

and kind mother to all

three children: Roger (Jo-)

Hirsch, Kenneth (LoAnn)

Hirsch, and Susan

(Hirsch) Davidson. She

loved every moment with

her Family. She was very

involved with her church

and held tightly to her be-

lief in the Lord. It gave

her great strength and

comfort during the diffi-

cult times of her life.

She is survived by her

remaining children, Roger

and Susan; two brothers,

James Willis (Ardy Lan-

gord) and Ted R. (Marlene

Willis); five grandchil-

dren, Kady Hirsch, Kelsey

Hirsch, Rachel Davidson,

Christopher Stoa, Leah

(Daniel) Trosen and five

great-grandchildren, Des-

tiny Sime, Easton Sime,

Chelsea Davidson, Finn-

ley Anderson and Sterling


Marian was preceded

in death by her parents;

husband, Oscar; sister,

Gloria (Willis) Olson;

brother, Gary Willis, and

son, Kenneth Hirsch.

She will be always

loved and greatly missed!


1:00 p.m. Friday, De-

cember 30, 2016 at

Amundson Funeral Home

2975 S. 42nd St. Grand

Forks, ND.


prior to the service.


Park South Cemetery,

Grand Forks, ND.