Graveside services for Carol Hirschy, 83, of Grundy Center and formerly of Every, will be held Monday, March 24, at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly. The Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the 1:30 p.m. service.
There will be no public visitation.
Carol passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2008, at Grundy Care Center in Grundy Center.
Carol was born in Missouri Valley on March 24, 1924, to Clyde and Besse Bixler. Her parents moved to Everly and then Dickens. Carol attended high school in Dickens and she was a very successful basketball player for the team in Dickens. She attended Mitchell College and taught school.
In 1946, she married Louis Samuel Hirschy. While living in Estherville, Carol had a kindergarten in her house before it was commonplace in the school system. In her later years, Carol made her home in Spencer with her parents.
She was predeceased by her former husband; and son, Samuel.
Carol is survived by her children: Rebecca and Charles and five grandchildren.
Warner Funeral Home of Everly is in charge of arrangements.