STAPLES -- Clifford Russell Hirschey, 84, Staples, died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at Staples Care Center.
He was born July 19, 1918, in Staples Township to Henry and Ebba (Stevenson) Hirschey. He attended School District No. 36. He married Eleanor Lenk on March 27, 1940, in Staples. They farmed in Bartlett Township.
Survivors include a daughter, Carol Greer, Ham Lake; three sons, John Hirschey, Perham, Dan Hirschey, Staples, and Brad Hirschey, Staples; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Archie Hirschey, Staples.
His wife; a son, Jerome; a grandchild; a brother, Donovan; and two sisters, Joy and Ione, died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples. Burial will be in Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today at Brenny Funeral Home in Staples with parish prayers at 7 p.m. followed by the rosary.
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