Earl Robert Hursman of Cheyenne, passed away on January 19, 2023 in Cheyenne WY.
He was born on May 28, 1949 in Geneseo IL; son of Jim and Vera Hursman. He graduated from Geneseo JD Darnall Sr. High School in 1967 and attended Blackhawk College in Moline.
He served in the US Army from 1969-1971 and was proud of his military service.
Earl married Jeanette Sears in Fort Riley, KS on August 15, 1970. They enjoyed 52 years together.
Earl had worked at Illini Beef Packers in Joslin IL, at Illini Hospital in Silvis IL, and most recently he retired from the Cheyenne VA Hospital in January 2019.
Earl enjoyed spending his time in the outdoors fishing, boating, hunting, and snowmobiling. Earl was an avid reader. He loved his horse “Bear.” Earl was a gifted storyteller and was everyone’s friend, no one was ever a stranger.
Earl was survived by his wife, children Jared (Amy) Hursman and Melissa (Nick) LaDue, and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Cheyenne VA Voluntary Services in Earl’s name for their Homeless program:
Cheyenne VA Medical Center, Voluntary Services-Homeless Program, 2360 E Pershing Blvd, Cheyenne, WY 82001