Donald J. Hurst

Sep 13, 2019
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4:00 to 7:00 pm, Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Locke Funeral Home


Private Family Burial at Waterloo Memorial Park Cemetery




Donald J. “Don” Hurst, 90, of Waterloo, died Friday, September 13, 2019. He was born July 11, 1929, in Waterloo, son of George and Grace Stafford Hurst.

Don graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1948. He married Marilyn King. Don married Gloria Mae Keough in 1958; she died February 7, 1990. He married Elma Rogers Tyson in 2012; she died February 12, 2016.

He was a master plumber, and owner of Hurst Plumbing, Hurst Excavating and Hurst Holding Company with his twin brother, Richard.

Don was an excellent tennis player for most of his life. He was also a nationally renowned antiques collector.

Don is survived by two daughters, Cheryl (Tom) Willoughby of Richmond Hill‚ GA, Sandra Alexander of Waterloo; three sons, James (Deborah) Hurst of Denver‚ Brett (Kim) Hurst of Waterloo‚ and Steven (Lori) Hurst of Renwick; 10 grandchildren, Sean Hurst, Cody Hurst, Dane Hurst, Michael Willoughby, Ryan Willoughby, Sara Don Willoughby, Stefan Hurst, Christian Hurst, Crystal Stone, and Pearl Alexander; seven great-grandchildren; his brother, Wesley Hurst of Pittsburgh‚ PA; and sister, Colleen (Harold) Brown of Waterloo.

He is preceded in death by his parents; a son Michael Hurst, twin brother and his business partner of over 60 years, Richard; and a sister, Norma Kirkland.

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  1. Jamie Knutson | Sep 18, 2019

    Jim and family.

    I am sorry to hear about your father.  My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  2. Charlie Zimmerman | Sep 18, 2019
    Hurst friends... my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
  3. Paul and Melinda Huting | Sep 16, 2019
     Condolences to the Hurst family for your loss. We will miss Don, our neighbor and friend of over 40 years.
  4. Dixie Billings | Sep 15, 2019
    prayers are with the family   Dixie Billings

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