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Nancy 'Judy' Hurt

Nancy "Judy" Hurt

Nov 17, 1941 - May 20, 2014
Nancy “Judy” Hurt, 72, of Shoshoni, died at her home on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 pm on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the Shoshoni Community Presbyterian Church in Shoshoni. A private graveside service precede at the Lake View Cemetery in Shoshoni.

Nancy Judith Hart was born in Thermopolis, WY on November 17, 1941, to Lester Lloyd and Hulda Inez (Lawrence) Hart. She was one of nine children and grew up in and around the Thermopolis area. She graduated High School from Sandpoint, ID.

On May 19, 1979, she married The Reverend Dr. Harold R Hurt in Shoshoni, WY.

After her marriage to Harry, they lived in many towns in the Western United States. They lived in Casper many years before settling in Shoshoni 12 years ago. While raising her children she worked as a teacher’s aide at Arapahoe School. When she was in Casper, she was a realtor. She was also a Foster Parent for many years, being a mother to over a 100 children.

She was involved in the Shoshoni Community Presbyterian Church providing refreshments for fellowship, as an Elder, and was a past Church Treasurer. She believed strongly in the St. Jude’s of Montana, and always donated to it.

Her family said that she enjoyed sewing, cooking fudge and brownies, gardening, garage sales, collecting antiques, delivering Meal on Wheels, helping other people, taking care of foster children, and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter, Marcy Whitaker and her husband, Randy; her sons, Mark Kohler and his wife Lori and Jacques Kohler; her adopted children, Thomas Kohler and Kevin Jenkins; her step-daughter, Sheila Hurt-Jorgensen; her step-sons, Jeffrey Hurt, Bradley Hurt and his wife, Jean, John Hurt, and Rick Hurt and his wife Kristen; her brothers, Melvin Hart and his wife Carol, Max Hart, and Jack Hart; her sisters, Mary Jordon and Lorraine and her husband Sherel Goodrich; her sister-in-laws, Millie, Betty and Naomi; and numerous grand children, great grand children, numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Inez Hart; her husband, Rev. Dr. Harold Hurt; her adopted daughter, Karla Jenkins; her brother, Kevin Hart; her sister, Billie Shoopman; and infant sister, Shirley.

Memorials may be made to the Shoshoni Community Presbyterian Church in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

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Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.