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Wayne C. Hursh

April 17, 1925 — April 16, 2023

WAYNE C. HURSH, age 97, of Waseca, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 16, 2023 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato.


Born in Valley County, Hinsdale, MT on April 17, 1925, he was the son of Lynn L. and Rebecca A. (Riddle) Hursh. He graduated from Anaconda High School, Anaconda, MT. After serving in the U.S. Navy during and after World War II, he attended the University of Montana at Missoula. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree. He married Frances C. Papke on June 10, 1967 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Waseca. He worked for and managed various pharmacies, the last being Erickson’s Valu Drug of Waseca. He retired in July 1990 but continued to do pharmacy relief work through 1995. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church of Waseca.


Wayne is survived by wife of 55 years, Frances of Waseca; brother, Robert of Choteau, MT; sister, Lynne Corbett of Gooding, ID; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; one sister; and five sisters-in-law.


The family would like to thank the care and compassion provided by dear friends, neighbors, providers at Mayo Hospital – Mankato and staff at Colony Court. We are so grateful. We didn’t realize how many angels on Earth there are.


Memorial service will be 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Waseca with Rev. Bob Lund officiating. Visitation will be a half hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be Woodville Cemetery in Waseca.



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Visitation

Thursday, April 20, 2023

10:30 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Paul Lutheran Church - Waseca

314 4th Ave. NE Waseca, Minnesota 56093, MN 00000

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Thursday, April 20, 2023

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St. Paul Lutheran Church - Waseca

314 4th Ave. NE Waseca, Minnesota 56093, MN 00000

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Woodville Cemetery

, Waseca, MN 56093

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