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Bruce Lynn Hurd

March 2, 1947 ~ October 26, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Bruce Hurd Obituary

In Loving Memory Of

Bruce Lynn Hurd

Bruce Hurd was born on March 2, 1947, in Tyler, Minnesota to Harold and Dorothy Myers Hurd.  He grew up on the family farm near Lake Wilson, MN, and graduated from Lake Wilson High School in 1965.  On June 11, 1967, he and Connie Platt were married at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lake Wilson.  Following their marriage, they farmed near Lake Wilson and raised their two sons.  They later divorced.  In addition to farming Bruce also did custom farming and worked at the Lake Wilson Elevator.   Due to failing health on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, Bruce moved to the Pipestone County Hospice in Pipestone, MN.  He passed away there on Thursday, October 26, 2023, at the age of 76.  He was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lake Wilson where he served as usher and on the church board.  Bruce also served on the Hillside Cemetery Board as President for over 40 years.  Bruce enjoyed farming, racing, car auction and loved old western TV shows. 

Survivors include his two sons and their spouses, Mark and Karen Hurd of Lake Wilson, MN, and Matthew and Terri Hurd of Slayton, MN, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and one brother, Rick Hurd of Lake Wilson, MN.  Bruce significant friend, Marcie Eisfeld and her family of Lake Wilson, MN.  He is preceded in death by his parents, and infant son, Michael Hurd. 

A private family service will be held.  Interment will be at Slayton Memorial Gardens in Slayton, MN.  Totzke Funeral Home of Slayton, MN is entrusted with arrangements.  To view online obituary and send condolences visit

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