JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
  



William O. Shurtz 
Dies At Age 78 
Here On Monday 



William O. Shurtz, 78, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:22 a.m. Monday at the 
Mt. Vernon Tuberculosis Sanitarium. Funeral services will be held in the 
Knob Prairie cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Fry Funeral Home, 
where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. today.

Mr. Shurtz was a retired core driller. He was born May 1, 1890, in Jefferson 
county, the son of James and Sarah (Duffer) Shurtz. He is survived by one son, 
Dallas Shurtz, of Green Bay, Wis,; one daughter, Mrs. Marcella Cann; of Harvey, Ill.; 
one sister, Mrs. Grace Hodge, of Mt. Vernon; four grandchildren and six great 
grandchildren. 

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Submitted by; Cindy Ford


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