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Frances H Hurlburt

Frances H Hurlburt

Frances H. Hurlburt, age 90 of Durand, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire with her family by her side.

Frances was born on July 5, 1928 in Durand. She was the daughter of Oscar and Anna (Traun) Schlosser. Frances grew up in the Town of Lima, attended and graduated from Sacred Heart School in Lima. After high school, Frances took a job as a teller at Security National Bank where she worked for several years. Frances married Perry J. Hurlburt on September 7, 1950 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lima. After marriage, they settled in Spring Creek where they farmed and started their family. In 1959, Frances and Perry started Hurlburt Heating and Plumbing, where Frances worked the rest of her career.

Frances enjoyed reading, gardening, knitting, bird watching, traveling, fishing, crossword puzzles and playing cards. Most of all, Frances loved to spend time with family and friends.

Frances is survived by her children; Michael (Donna), Matthew (Debi), Mark (Sue Ann), Melissa (John) Weber, Max (Karen), Monte (Gay), all of Durand, Myles (Sue) of Wausau, Martha (Jerry “Joe”) Hartung of Elmwood, Maureen (Mike) Krings of Prescott, Myrna (Mike) Barthel of Farmington, MN, 26 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, many relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband; Perry, daughter; Mary Boxeth, five sisters; Sr. Margaret Ann Schlosser, Dorothy Anibas, Margie Weisenbeck, Barb Bauer and Rosemary Carlisle and two brothers; John and Edward Schlosser.

Funeral Mass will be 11:30 AM Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church-Lima in Durand with Rev. Paul Bosco officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00PM-8:00PM Tuesday at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand and from 10:30AM until 11:15AM at the church on Wednesday.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. John F Zenner

    Hoping that as the days pass that you will find more comfort knowing that your time spent visiting with Frances was important to her as it was to you. She will never be forgotten.
    With Love. John F Zenner

  2. Joe Prissel

    Myrna, Myles, Melissa, and the entire Hurlburt family. My deepest sympathy on the loss of your mom. While the time I spent with her was very short, I got to know and understand the blessings of being her son and will forever cherish those memories.
    My prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time.

  3. Jeff Rusterholtz

    Myles and Sue,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.

  4. Kathy Kay

    My prayers and thoughts to the Frances Hurlburt family. May you find peace and comfort in warm memories of your loved one,
    a beautiful soul full of love and a smile for all.

  5. Gary & Judi Bauer

    Gary and I would like to extend our sympathy to the Hulburt family. Fran was a special lady taking a newcomer when I joined the parish under her wing and showed how things were done for fish frys and our Fall dinners

  6. Annette Marie Poeschel

    Sending my condolences to all Aunt
    the neatest lady I ever met. So sorry for
    Your loss. Sending prayers, love strength and peace to you all. Her niece

  7. Ruthie Roberts

    So many family members lost in this family over the past two years
    So sorry for the loss
    Love you all
    Ruthe Roberts
    Daughter of Helen Stewart Roberts

  8. Jean and Richard Kilde

    Our sympathy and love to all the family. May Aunt Fran Rest In Peace! ????

  9. Kevin Magee

    Sorry to hear about your mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Take care.

  10. John and Judy Parr

    We are here with hugs take care

  11. Mary Cooper

    Our sincere condolences to the family.

  12. Jami Calla

    Extending my deepest sympathies.
    Cherish your fondest memories of your mother and grandmother, for those are truly yours forever.

    Jami Jo Green Callan

  13. Rod and Pam Weiss

    Our sympathy for the loss of your mom, difficult to lose a lovely lady!
    Prayers and caring thoughts!
    Rod and Pam

  14. Elizabeth Bauer

    Heartfelt sympathy to the entire family, so many good memories....she will be missed!

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