Helen M. Hirschfeld(1921 - 2012)

Helen M. Hirschfeld, 91

Maple Grove

May 19, 1921 ~ October 4, 2012

Helen M. Hirschfeld, age 91 of Maple Grove, passed away October 4, 2012 at North Residential Hospice in Brooklyn Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at The Church of St. Raphael, 7301 Bass Lake Rd, Crystal, with visitation at church one hour before the mass. Entombment to follow at Gethsemane Mausoleum, New Hope.

Helen M. Sitzman was born on May 19, 1921 at Buckman, MN to parents Frank and Anna Mueller Sitzman. She graduated from St. Cloud Technical High School and married Urban J. Hirschfeld on November 26, 1942 at St. Augustine Church in St. Cloud. Helen retired from IBM Corporation and was a proud member of IBM's Quarter Century Club. She and Urban lived between Minnesota and Arizona in their retirement years. Urban preceded her in death on August 17, 2003.

She is survived by daughter Judith (Karyl) Walcher, sons David (Barb), Robert (Nancy) & James (Sheryl) Hirschfeld; she also has 3 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. In addition to her husband Urban, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 3 sisters.

Memorials preferred to the Poor Clare Monastery, Sauk Rapids, MN, or North Residential Hospice, C/O North Memorial Medical Center, Robbinsdale, MN.

Arrangements with Gearty-Delmore Chapel, Plymouth, MN. 763-553-1411

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Oct. 6, 2012