Hazel D. Birch
SHERMAN, IL – Hazel D. Birch, 78, died at 8:27 am, Friday, December 19, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born September 3, 1936 in Springlick, KY to Leck and Myrtle (Purcell) Davis. She married Russell Birch on March 7, 1952 and he survives.
She is also survived by one daughter, Rev. Barbara (Dean) Lohrbach; three sons: Danny (Sandy) Birch, Jeff (Stacey) Birch and Tim (Lana) Birch; nine grandchildren: Amanda Cameron, April Birch, Eric Birch, Holly Smith, Mark Birch, David Lohrbach, Nathan Birch, Sarah Lohrbach and Stephanie Birch; 12 great-grandchildren and three sisters, Betty Porter, Patsy Cockrell and Carolyn Cooper. Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and three sisters.
Hazel was a member of Calvary Temple Church. She was a farm-wife and homemaker. She spent a lot of time in prayer and Bible study and was a participant in nursing home ministry in Mason City and surrounding areas for many years.
She enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
Visitation: 9-11:30 am, Monday, December 22, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:30 am, Monday, December 22, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Rose officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.