Hazel   Demirjean
Hazel Demirjean

May 13, 1928 - January 18, 2021
Born in Grimes, IA
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Hazel Demirjean was born in Grimes, Iowa 13 May 1928 and passed on 18 January 2021 due to complications after a fall at the age of 92. She then moved to Urbandale at an early age with her family. Her family was active in the community most of her life. She graduated from Urbandale High School in 1945. She worked for Northwestern Bell where she met her future husband through friends. She married Hubert Kenneth (Ken) Demirjean 6 June 1950. They were in California while he was in the Navy, started their family and moved back to Urbandale. They had 5 children, Linda, David, Darla Whitmire (Robert), Lorie Kluesner (Grant) and Thomas.

Her passion was genealogy and she was one of the founders of the Iowa Genealogical Society First Vice President, then 2nd president of the society. Hazel worked for the Urbandale Public Library for 26 years and was a member of the Urbandale Lioness Club for many years. Besides genealogy her hobbies included rock hunting/collecting, Hull pottery and Barbershop music. In later years she relocated to Conrad Iowa near Darla then to the Oakview Nursing home in Conrad. Preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Maude Hull, her brother, Haxel Hull, sister, Hilma Biddle, her husband, Ken,her sister-in-law Wanda Lu Kauzlarich, daughter Linda, sons David and Tom. Surviving are daughters Darla Whitmire and Lorie Kluesner, 2 grandchildren, Bryan Hester and Penny Hester, nephews, Rick Biddle and Dana Kauzlarich, niece, Gayle Myers, 7 great grand-children and 2 great, great grand-grandchildren and a lot of cousins.

Any memorials may be sent to either the Iowa Genealogy Society or the family.

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Graveside services
Hartford Cemetery
Freemont and S. Vine Street
Hartford, IA US 50118
Saturday, April 24, 2021
11:00 AM
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