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Funeral services for Orel Frances Hurse, 72, 2469 14th, are scheduled for 1 p.m. tomorrow at Langrell Mortuary Chapel. Pastor Marvin Carr of The Fist Christian Church will officiate. Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Hurse died last Sunday at his home. He was born in Forsyth, Missouri, on November ?, 1900.
After moving to Oregon when he was 19, Hurse worked as a logger and prospector for several years in the area around Applegate.
He then moved to Eastern Oregon where he worked on ranches, walked ditch for a ditch company, and did some gold mining on Burnt River near Hereford.
Source: Baker Democrat Herald, Baker City, Oregon January 23, 1973, page 2
Contributed by: Sue Wells