HEDY L. HIRT, age 79, of Grand Rapids, MN, passed away Monday, December 29, 2014 at Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital in Grand Rapids, surrounded by her family. Hedy was born in 1935 to Frank and Thekla Simonis in Scipio, Kansas and grew up and attended school in Leavenworth, Kansas. She was united in marriage to Patrick Goulet in July 1958 and from that union, seven children were born. On October 28, 1980, Hedy married Roger Hirt in Grand Rapids.
Hedy managed the Grand Rapids VFW Club for many years and also worked at Jerry’s Warehouse Liquors. She enjoyed fishing, family time, all her grandchildren, and going to the casino. Those who knew Hedy, knew that she was a unique, one of a kind woman.
Preceding her in death were her parents; and two brothers, Al and John Simonis.
Hedy is survived by her husband, Roger; two daughters, Patti (Tim ) Stanley of Grand Rapids, MN and Cindy (Kent) Rohr of Alexandria, MN; five sons, Michael (Jodi) Goulet of Kailua, HI, Kevin Goulet of Grand Rapids, MN, John (Cheryl) Goulet of Alexandria, MN, Frank (Becky) Goulet of Taconite, MN, and Tony Goulet of Grand Rapids, MN; two sisters, Mary Ann Dineen of St. Charles, MO and Julianne Olsen of Mt. Home, ID; one brother, Nick Simonis of Arkansas; sister-in-law, Katy Hirt; 12 grandchildren, Erin Stanley, Kristi Stanley, Cathy Bray, Michael Goulet, Peter Rohr, Sarah Rohr, Carrie Goulet, Noah Goulet, Gavin Goulet, Simonis Goulet, Nash Goulet, and Miranda Goulet; and 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Friday, January 2nd from 10 am until the 11 am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grand Rapids, MN. Fr. Jerry Weiss will officiate. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Cohasset, MN. 
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