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2001 Columbus Ave
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-625-8816

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Donna Marie Hirsch, 88, residing in Fremont, died Thursday, January 11, 2018, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.

She was born on November 21, 1929 in Perrysburg, OH to the late Reed and Glenna (Chamberlain) Henry.

Donna was employed as a registered public health nurse, working for the Erie County Health Department, where she became the Director of Nursing. Over the years she used her nursing skills to help many family members and friends.

She loved antiques, bird watching, reading books, her Jack Russell Terrier, and raising and breeding Paso Fino horses.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Hirsch, to whom she was married 66 years; children, Bruce (Barbara) Hirsch, Columbus, OH, Sharon (Joe) Lee, Bettsville, OH, and Bonnie (Thomas) Garner, Oak Harbor, OH; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters in infancy.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions in Donna's name may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, or to one's favorite charity.

Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky is assisting the family with arrangements.

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