Merrill W. Wurst

Merrill W. Wurst of Prineville, died on Sun., Aug 20, 2000 at his home. He 
was 88 years old.

Mr. Wurst was born on Sept. 9 1911 to John and Theresa (Janda) Wurst south 
of Bellevue, Idaho on the family ranch. He was a veteran of WW2, spending 
most of his time in the South Pacific. Following the service he pursued a 
career in the lumber industry.

He married Emily Zetka in Salinas, California in 1943. They moved to Reno 
Nevada where they lived untill moving to Prineville in 1996.

Mr. Wurst enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, rock hounding and traveling. 
He also enjoyed spending time with his friends and family.

He is survived by his brother, Herman Wurst of Rigby, Ida,: niece and her 
husband Betty and Jack Royle off Prineville: and numerous nieces, nephews, 
great and great-great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and eight siblings.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Mon. Sept 4 at 10 AM 
at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Prineville. A graveside service will be 
held and Sat., Oct. 7 at 1PM at the Hailey Cemetery in Hailey, Idaho.

Memorials may be directed to the charity of ones choice. the Prineville 
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.