Junius Waldo Hirschi
09/10/2021

Junius Waldo Hirschi passed away September 10, 2021, at 94 years of age in Washington, Utah. He was born in Hurricane, Utah on August 19, 1927, to Claudius and Anna Workman Hirschi. He was the youngest of four children born.

Waldo married his sweetheart Sybil Marie Isom September 10, 1947. They were sealed later  in the St. George Temple. They had one son.

Waldo attended school in Hurricane completing elementary school and high school. At 17 he joined the Navy. He served for a year and a half at the end of WWII.

He attended Dixie College for two years then LDS Business School for one year in Salt Lake City, Utah. After he graduated, he came back to Hurricane and went to work in the State Bank of Hurricane (later it became Zions First National Bank) with his father. He worked there for 34 years and became the bank manager after his father passed away in 1957.

Waldo spent his weekends on this family ranch on the Big Plains (Apple Valley) with his father, his brother Merlin, his uncles, and cousins. They also spent time in the fall and spring moving their cattle. This was a life most boys would dream of. He grew up to be a banker and cattleman.

He lived his whole life in Hurricane except the time spent away at school and in the Navy. He was involved in many civic organizations, a life member of the Lion’s Club, American Legion Post 100, and Sons of the Utah Pioneers. He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he held many positions over the years.

He is survived by his loving wife Sybil, his son Doug, his wife Jan and her two children Kristy and Danny. Also, many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Merlin, two sisters Barbara Kleinman and Dorothy Squire, his in-laws Bernard and Ruth Isom and His nephew Thomas Hirschi.

Graveside services will be at the Hurricane City Cemetery Wednesday September 15, 2021, at 11:00 am.

Arrangements are being made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff, St. George, Utah (435-673-2454).

Friends and family are invited to sign Waldo’s online guest book at www.spilsburymortuary.com.

 

Services

Visitation

Second Visitation

Services

11:00 am
09/15/2021

Address

Graveside Service
Hurricane City Cemetery
225 E 600 N
Hurricane, Utah

Cemetery

11:00 am
09/15/2021
Graveside Service
Hurricane City Cemetery
225 E 600 N
Hurricane, Utah

Guest Book

7 Responses

  1. Sybil and Doug, Sorry to her of Waldo’s passing. He was such a great person to work for. I appreciate the opportunity he gave me.

  2. Great aunt Sybil and uncle Doug I am sorry 😢 for your loss. I will make sure I will come check in on u from time to time aunt Sybil I love 💗 u a ton

  3. Please accept our sincere condolences. I enjoyed working with Waldo and Sybil each year when tax time rolled around, and also visiting with them at church and at SUP. He was and is a great
    man that will be missed in our community.

  4. Doug and Jan,
    We offer our sincere condolences for the loss of your father. It’s very hard to lose a parent no matter the age or circumstances. I hope you and your mother can spend some time remembering his life and how it formed you and yours. We’re happy Jan will be there with you as you go through this time. With Love, Cheryl, Kurt, & Deanna

  5. Doug and Jan,
    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Doug’s father. Our thoughts, prayers, love, and hugs are sent your way. ♥️

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