Funeral Services will be Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010 at 1 p.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Newell. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the Newell Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Newell is in charge of the arrangements.
Charlotte Gnewuch was born on June 12, 1930 in Bloomfield, Neb. the daughter of Hugo and Minnie (Luellman) Gnewuch. Charlotte attended high school in Bloomfield, Neb.
On Oct. 8, 1950 Charlotte was united in marriage to Marvin "Pat" Lavaine Hirsh at First Trinity Church in Bloomfield, Neb. Together they were blessed with four children: Curtis, Debra, Craig, and Kevin.
Charlotte belonged to the St. Peter Lutheran Church in Newell, where she taught Sunday school and was an active member of Ladies Aid. Charlotte enjoyed bird watching, reading and crossword puzzles. She loved watching sports and going to games. Charlotte enjoyed traveling and treasured being with her family and friends. She will be deeply missed by all.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Curtis (Carol) Hirsh of Austin, Texas; Debra (Steve) Jacobson of Omaha, Neb.; Craig (Glennys) Hirsh of Omaha, Neb.; Kevin (Michelle) Hirsh of Harrison, Ark.; her seven grandchildren: Justin (Angela) Roush, Shiloh and T.J. Jacobson, Judy and Ian Hirsh, and Kelsey and Patrick Hirsh; her sister, Clara Gutz of Osmond, Neb.; extended family and friends.
Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin "Pat" on Oct. 21, 2002; her parents Hugo and Minnie; her two sisters, Cora and Mary; and her brother, Norman Gnewuch.