Sterling Gazette; November 12, 1927
George W. Hurless
John Hurless received a message Sunday stating that his brother George Hurless had died Sunday [11/06/1927] from injuries he received Saturday, when he was run over by an auto at his home in Shellsburg, Iowa. Mr. Hurless was a resident here forty-seven years ago and will be remembered by the older citizens. He leaves two brothers and two sisters to mourn his death. John Hurless and Frank Schriner went to Shellsburg Monday to attend the funeral.
Mrs. Mary Hurless Dies in 86th Year:
Mary C. Hurless
Shellsburg Jan 3-Mrs. Mary C. Hurless 86 died early this morning at the home of her daughter Mrs. Vernon Alden in Shellsburg following an illness of several months. Born May 23, 1860 in Eden township, she was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Dilling in 1895 she married G. W. Hurless who died in 1927.
One daughter Mrs. Vernon Alden of Shellsburg and one grandchild, Donald V. Alden in the merchant marine, survive. also surviving are two stepsons. E. H. Hurless of vinton and Carl of McMinnville, Ore. Three sisters, one stepson and one stepdaughter preceded her in death.
Mrs. Hurless had lived in Shellsburg for the last 40 years. she was a member of the United Brethren church.
Funeral services will be held at the Shellsburg Federated church at a time to be announced later. Friends may call at the Fry-Holland funeral home at Vinton until Monday morning.