Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
William Hurless Jr.
Former Fort Recovery resident William E. "Bill" Hurless Jr., 65, Chippewa Falls, Wis., died Sept. 22, 2011.
He was born June 6, 1946, in Portland, Ind., to Marilyn Spade Knoth and William Hurless Sr. He was adopted and raised by his grandparents, Paul and Grace Spade, Bryant, Ind.
Surviving are children, Dee Dee Effertz, Denise Allsage and Dexter Hurless, all of Eau Claire, Wis.; siblings, Connie Crowe, Celina, Melanie Westgerdes, Coldwater, Steve Knoth and Rick Knoth, both of Fort Recovery; and 10 grandchildren.
Deceased are his mother, grandparents and a brother.
A graduate of Bruce High School, Wis., he served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a welder for Soo Line Railroad and other companies.
A memorial service was held Sept. 27, 2011, at Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel, Bruce, Wis. Burial was in Bruce Cemetery.