Obituary: Beverly Jo Hirsch, 83, of Eureka

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Eureka- Beverly Jo Hirsch, 83, of Eureka, died at 3:08 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at her residence in Eureka.  

Born May 23,1929, in Manhattan, Kan., to Laurence and Nellie McCloud Sutherland, she married Carl Hirsch June 18, 1950, in Salem. He survives.              

Also surviving are one son, David (Nancy) Hirsch of St. Charles; one granddaughter, Taylor Hirsch; and two grandsons, Zachary and Daniel Hirsch.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.                         

Beverly graduated from Eureka College in 1951. She was a member of the Delta Zeta Sorority. She worked as a teacher at Washington Community High School for over 30 years. She belonged to several professional and social organizations.                        

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. The Rev. Jennie Churchman will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10:30-11 a.m. before the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Cremation rites will be accorded.  Private burial of ashes will be in Olio Township Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Eureka College c/o Beverly Jo Hirsch Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family at