Harry “Slim” August Hirchert

October 19, 2021Obituaries
Harry “Slim” August Hirchert

Harry “Slim” August Hirchert, 97, of Piedmont, passed early Monday, October 18,2021 at home.

Harry was born January 7, 1924 in Highmore, South Dakota.  He married Rosella June Frasier on January 30, 1952 in Rapid City, SD. They made their home in Piedmont in 1960. He broke horses, worked as a logger and was a truck driver.  He loved coaching softball, wood working, riding his 4-wheelers in the hills, and being with family – whether playing games or chasing grandkids around the kitchen table.

He is survived by five children, June Hirchert, Wanda Hirchert, Walter Hirchert, Rhonda Ennen, Doretha “Lynn” (Jerrod) Fullmer; 13 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and 14 great-great grandchildren; two siblings, Orville and Hazel.

Slim is preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Rose; his parents, Verna (Slusher) and Edward Hirchert; one infant son; one grandchild, Chandra; and siblings, Clifford, Richard, and Gerald.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:00 am Monday, October 25, 2021 at Our Lady of the Black Hills in Piedmont, SD with Father Andrzej Wyorstek presiding. Inurnment will follow at Piedmont Cemetery.

Friends and family may sign his guest book, leave written condolences for the family, and watch the livestream of the service at blackhillsfuneralhome.com.