JANESVILLE — Andrea Sue “Andie” Hirsch, 64, died Nov. 22 in Chandler, Ariz.
She was born Aug. 6, 1953, in Waterloo, daughter of Dale and Jeanne Gorman Kullen. She married David Hirsch on Aug, 7, 1976, in Clinton.
Andrea graduated from Columbus High School, Waterloo, in 1971. She recently retired in April after more than 25 years at Exceptional Persons Inc. She founded and was the director of Iowa Elite Volleyball Club. Andie coached many young athletes in the Cedar Valley for more than 15 years. She also coached volleyball at both East and West high schools in Waterloo.
Survived by: her husband; two daughters, Maya (Mark) Williamson of Wichita, Kan., and Erin (Rob) Batzler of Norwalk; five sisters, Kathy (Dave) Martin of Waterloo, Theresa Kullen of Longmont, Colo., Mary Beth (Larry) Skiles of Cedar Falls, Janice (Jim) Kullen-Savage of Waverly and Kelli Jo (Jim) Harn of Waterloo; three brothers, Dan (Pat) Kullen of Grayson, Ga., and Kevin (Vic) Kullen and Thomas Kullen, both of Waterloo; four grandchildren, Gabby and Miranda Williamson and Breck and Aria Batzler; and many nieces and nephews
Preceded in death by: her parents; and a brother, Tim Kullen.
Family-directed memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Queen of Peace Church, Waterloo. Visitation is 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at Locke Funeral Home, Waterloo, with a vigil service at 6:30 p.m.
Memorials: may be directed to the family.
Andie enjoyed spending time in nature, hula-hooping, and being with her grandchildren.