Louis Arnold Hirschi, age 94, passed away Saturday, March 23, 1991 in Brigham City, Utah.
He was born November 17, 1896 in Park Valley to David and Mary Zaugg Hirschi. He was the fourth in a family of nine children. He had six brothers and two sisters. He received his formal education in Park Valley. He married Elizabeth Goodliffe September 15, 1920 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He owned and operated a cattle ranch in Park Valley until June of 1971, when he retired and moved to Brigham City. He was one of the very few living veterans of WW I, having served in the U.S. Army in 1918, and being relieved in March, 1919. He was active in the LDS Church and served in many capacities. He served as a member of the Park Valley Ward Bishopric for 23 years, and served as bishop of the same ward for 11 years, April, 1930-August, 1941. He also served as a temple worker at the Ogden LDS Temple for seven years. He was active in community affairs.Surviving are his wife of 70 years, who is still living in their home in Brigham City; four sons and their wives; and two daughters and their husbands, Delbert and Marvell Hirschi, North Ogden; Virginia and Carl Lorscheider, Brigham City; Wayne and Faunell Hirschi, Ogden; Maun and Cozetta Hirschi, Bountiful; Weston and Beverly Hirschi, Bountiful; Joyce and Keith Meldrum, Salt Lake City; 24 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren; also surviving are one brothers and one sister, Ferd C. Hirschi, Brigham City; and Eunice Archibald, Dayton, Idaho.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, at 11 a.m., at the Olsen-Myers Mortuary in Brigham City. Friends may call Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday, 9:45-10:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.
N 3/24 N1 3/24