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Jack Julius HIRSEKORN Obituary
HIRSEKORN, Jack Julius Jack Julius Hirsekorn, 89, was born April 9, 1928, in Schoenlanke, Germany to George and Rita (Harris) Hirsekorn and passed away November 12, 2017 in Sandy Springs, GA. Jack came to America with his parents and brother in September 1937 and lived in Kansas City all his life, until relocating to Huntcliff Summit in Sandy Springs, in January 2016. He graduated from Paseo High School in 1945 and then earned a degree from Kansas City Junior College. After college, Jack served in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant in the Korean War. Jack worked in the life insurance industry for much of his career until his retirement in 2015, and was a Certified Life Underwriter (CLU) President, licensed professional and instructor. In both Kansas City and Atlanta, Jack was an active member and leader of ROMEOs. Jack was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, and is survived by his wife of 66 years, Benita (Adelman) Hirsekorn; sons and daughters-in-law: Rick and Alyse Hirsekorn, Marietta, GA; John and Jana Hirsekorn, West Palm Beach, FL; daughter: Jill Hirsekorn of Charleston, SC; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Sign online guestbook at In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Heritage Center of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, 5801 W. 115th St., Overland Park, KS 66211. A memorial service will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care Chapel, 3734 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30341. Arrangements by Dressler's, 770-451-4999.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2017
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