In loving memory of

Janice C. (Siefers) Hirt
February 11, 1954 - April 9, 2022

LETTS, Iowa - Janice C. (Siefers) Hirt, 68, of Letts, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Wagner Cemetery, Letts, Iowa. A Celebration of Life will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at the VFW. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at

Janice was born on February 11, 1954, in Muscatine, the daughter of Roy Herman and Joanne Katherine Ziebarth Siefers. She married William Poggemiller on December 30, 1972. They later divorced. Jann then married Kurt Hirt on May 28, 2003, in Muscatine.

She worked at Optimae LifeServices before retiring. Jann enjoyed flowers, baking, and cats. She and Kurt went on many road trips together. Jann loved throwing holiday parties and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She looked forward to her special days with Tysin, Hailey, and Elanea and her video calls from Cambal, Rhys, and Luke. Her favorite holiday was Easter.

Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Kurt Hirt, of Letts; her children, Jennifer Poggemiller (Jeremy Colschen) of Muscatine, Joe Hirt (Rosie) of Muscatine, and Jennifer Luu (Sang) of Idaho Falls, Idaho; her grandchildren, Tysin Marie Walker (Zach), Derek Hirt (Madison), Lexi Hirt (Raul), Luke Luu, Cambal Luu, and Rhys Luu; great grandchildren, Hailey Walker, Elanea Walker, and Jaxon Hirt; siblings, Kathy Moore, Loretta Elliott, Gary (Cheryl) Siefers, Daryl (Lanett) Siefers, David (Jill) Siefers, and Chris (Lynn) Siefers; her special friend, Lori Graham; and her beloved cat, Sassy.

Jann was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Joni Morgan; brothers-in-law, Bill Moore and Rudy Hirt; father-in-law, Steven Scherer; and mother-in-law, Gabriella Scherer.


Judy Beeding wrote on Apr 12, 2022:

"Jenny, so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing."

Carol Seaba wrote on Apr 11, 2022:

"Don and I are so sorry to hear this news. Our prayers and thoughts are with you as you walk this path. Keep the memories close and she will always be with you. We pray for strength and peace."

Kay cardona wrote on Apr 11, 2022:

"My heart is breaking RIp mom and thank you for being a part of our lives growing up.I know going from one child to four must have been a lot for you .o love you and will forever"