Dersh, Hortense 1916-2012
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Date: 12/25/2017 at 10:50:03
May 1, 1916 - September 12, 2012
Born in Des Moines
Resided in Des Moines, IA
Hortense Dersh, 96, passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at the Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, September 14, 2012 at Jewish Glendale Cemetery.
Hortense was born on May 1, 1916 in Des Moines, where she lived all of her life. She was married to Mark Dersh, who preceded her in death in 1984. Hortense worked as a teacher and was very active in her community, especially Hadassah and Tifereth Israel Synagogue.
Hortense is survived by her son, Greg Dersh of Des Moines and her sister, Eloise (Donald) Katz of California.
The family greatly appreciates all of the support and care given by the staff at the life center. Donations in memory of Hortense may be directed to Hadassah or Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center. ~ The Iles Dunn's Chapel Funeral Home, Des Moines IA Wed 12 Sept 2012.
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