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Karen  Sue "Kay" Hurt
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    Danville, IL 61832
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    Champaign , IL 61822

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“Brenda & Family....I am so sorry for your loss! You have been in my thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Karen Brasel - Milford, IL

“Your mother always spoke about all of you with utmost love and affection. You meant the world to her. She was truly a splendid woman and will be...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jason & Jennifer Anderson - IL

“she was an amazing woman,she will be sadly missed. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: JENNIFER BURTON - danville, IL

“So sorry for your loss. She was an amazing lady. She will definately live on in everyones memories. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Chago - Hoopeston, IL - friend

“Aunt Kay you will be sadly missed but never forgotten.. Love and miss you ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Nikki Tull - Hoopeston, IL

“One if the greatest ladies I've known. You will be greatly missed Kay :-( ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Mark - Tucson, AZ - Friend

“I only wish you truly knew how many lives you touched with your smile, laughter, kindness and love, you will be missed but we take comfort in knowing...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Jones - Oxford, IN - neice

“We would like to send our deepest condolences to Moose and all of Kay's family. We will miss Kay very much. Kay was always a welcoming smile and...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Bobby & Wanda Pickett - VA


Karen Sue "Kay" Hurt, 73, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 8:55 A.M. Monday January 7, 2013 at her home. She was born July 15, 1939 in Rossville, IL. She was raised by her loving grandparents George and Mary Wintersteen. Kay married Paul Hurt July 9, 1955, in Covington, IN. He preceded her in death in 1975.
She is also survived by four daughters, Brenda (Greg) Kelnhofer of rural Hoopeston, IL; Paula (Bruce) Williams of rural Hoopeston, IL, Kristy Hurt of Danville, IL and Jane "Buda" Hurt (Ricky Smith) of Hoopeston, IL; two sons, Darin "Moose" Hurt of Hoopeston, IL and Bill (Paige) Hurt of Catlin, IL; two sisters, Beverly Jane Bivans of Hoopeston, IL and Cindy (Donnie) Clyden of Hoopeston, IL; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and expecting one more great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
Kay worked for Howard Industries in Hoopeston and later worked at Schumacher Electric in Hoopeston, where she retired. She attended the Chestnut Street Church of Christ in Hoopeston, where she loved helping out. She enjoyed playing cards, going to Little League games, watching the Chicago Cubs, cooking, shopping and spending time with her family.