Wallace M. Hurford

Wallace M. Hurford, 84, of State College, PA, formerly of Montgomery, IL, passed away Saturday, November 14, 1998 at Brookline Village-The Fairways. He was born in Rosiclare, Illinois on March 9, 1914.

Wallace was a graduate of Rosiclare High School and prior to his retirement he was a security guard for Armour Dial Corp, Aurora, IL for 29 years.

He was a member of the General Baptist Church, Rosiclare, IL where he was a Deacon; a member of State College VFW, Post #321; a former member of Montgomery, IL VFW, Post #7452. He served in WWII as a Technician 3rd class with the US Army.

He is survived by his sister, Virginia Pabst of State College, PA, nieces, Patti Gordon of State College, PA and Mary Knazavich of Elmhurst, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ellen Wallace Hurford.

There will be no visitation.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, November 19, 1998 at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at 1:00pm. The burial will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA.

Arrangements were made by Koch Funeral Home, 2401 So. Atherton St., State College, PA 16801

Source: The Beacon News (Aurora, IL) - November 17, 1998


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