September 16, 2019
Prairie Lakes Church
1907 Viking Road
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Vincent Ambrose Hird
On September 6, 2019 Vincent Hird was reunited with his wife Wendy Hird who passed away on April 11, 2014.
Vincent Hird was born on October 19, 1936 son of Vincent and Delora (Rust) Hird. He graduated from Loras academy in 1953 and joined the Navy.
Wendy Hird was born on December 24, 1937 daughter of Edwin and Renelda Widman.
After serving his time in the Navy, Vincent met Wendy and they married on April 5, 1968.
Together they enjoyed shopping, vacation, going to shows, cruises, and making meals together. They took a lot of pride and joy in helping to raise their granddaughter Courtney.In Vincent’s free time he loved to read, do puzzles, play cards, swim and bike.
They were preceded in death by their parents, Vincent’s step-mom, Sally Hird-Pauly, Vincent’s siblings, Ardelle (Vern) Maury, Timothy (Mona) Hird, Gary (Lori) Hird, infant sister Margaret; Wendy’s twin sisters, Lavonne and Lynette Widman; brother-in-law, Kevin Timbs; and great grandson, Paxton McConnell-Ackerson.
Vincent and Wendy are survived by Wendy’s children, David McConnell, Mark (Debra) McConnell, Gregory McConnell; their daughter, Cheryl Hird and her two children; grandchildren, John McConnell, Courtney (Josh) Ackerson-McConnell, Rochell Hendricks, Ashley Reese; 10 great grandchildren; Vincent’s siblings, Gerald (Buzz) (Marlene) Hird, Susan (Ray) Hird-Pregler, Mary Ellen Hird-Timbs, and many nieces and nephews.
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