Michael H. Hurst, 63, Arthur, Ill.

Michael Hurst editedMichael H. Hurst, 63, of Arthur, Illinois, formerly of Jasper, died Wednesday (August 7) at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville. He was born in Jasper on November 27, 1949, to Oscar and Myrtle (Sallee) Hurst.

Michael retired from Masterbrand Furniture in Jasper, where he had worked in management for many years. He was an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam war. He enjoyed watching sports and was an avid Indianapolis Colts Fan.

Surviving are two sons, Todd Hurst and his wife Cheryl,  and Neil Hurst, all of Jasper; three sisters, Brenda Streicher, South Carolina, Donna Caruso and her husband Wayne, Indianapolis, and Cathy Bosler and her husband Mike, Jasper; five brothers, Cliff Shirley, Ocala, Florida, Curt Shirley and wife Karen, Orange County, California, and Dave Hurst and his wife Suzanne, Don Hurst and his wife Linda, and Kenny Hurst and his wife Sharon, all of Jasper; and three grandchildren, Madeline,  Jessica, and  Aleah Hurst.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Gregory J. Hurst and one sister Jackie Crouse.

Funeral services at 11 a.m. Friday at St.  Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery.  VFW Post #673 will conduct military gravesite rites. Friends may call from  9-11:00 a.m. on Friday (August, 9 2013) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church or to a favorite charity.

Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com

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