Dick and Emma Hirschkorn
Husband's Full Name: Dick Emanuel Hirschkorn
Husband's Place of Birth: Wilton, North Dakota
Husband's Father's Name: Frederick Hirschkorn
Husband's Mother's Name: Otilia Lucas
Husband's Siblings' Names: Dan (Bertha) and Emil
Wife's Full Name: Emma Anita Oster
Wife's Place of Birth: St. Boswells, Sask
Wife's Father's Name: Adam Phillip Oster
Wife's Mother's Name: Katherine Meyer
Wife's Siblings' Names: John, Adam and Rosina, Katherine, Magdeline, Ida, Lily, Helen and Bertha
Children's Names: Richard (Betty Knoedel); DeWayne (Dyana Schander) Curtis (Pamela Davis)
Dick Emanuel Hirschkorn was born to Frederick and Otilia Hirschkorn at Wilton, North Dakota. The family later moved to rural Wells County and he grew up on a farm near Manfred.
Emma Anita Oster was born to Adam and Katherine Meyer Oster near St. Boswells, Saskatchewan, Canada. In 1931 she moved to the United States and lived near Manfred with her sister Katherine.
Dick and Emma were married in Fessenden by Judge J. L. Johnston. They lived in Harvey for a time, and then moved to a farm in the rural Manfred area.
They were active members of the Manfred Seventh Day Adventist Church. They became parents of three sons: Richard, DeWayne (Fritz), and Curtis. They retired from farming in 1970 and moved into Fessenden where Emma was active in the Specialist Club and the Thrift Shop Store. They enjoyed spending time with their family and their four grandchildren, Todd, Carol, Darin and Doran.
Dick passed away on March 5, 1974. Emma continued to live in Fessenden until she passed away on March 1, 1982.