Georgette Hurd, 88, of Red Feather Lakes, passed away on June 8, 2016 in Fort Collins.
Georgie was born in North Platte, Neb. on April 20, 1928 to John and Bernice Miller. As a child she traveled around the country with the family, always returning to Red Feather Lakes in the summers to be with her grandparents, the McFarlands.
Soon after graduating from Santa Ana High School in Calif., Georgie met William Hurd on a blind date. They were married three weeks later. He died in 2003 after 57 years of marriage. They made their home in San Leandro, Calif. until coming to Livermore and Red Feather Lakes in 1959.
Georgie served as Postmaster of the Red Feather post office and was the first Postmaster of the new, and current, post office building. She was an active member of the Morning Star Church, Mountain Gals and helped in the church thrift store on occasion. Georgie loved to watch her granddaughters sporting events in Loveland. She was a strong, independent woman.
Georgie is survived by her son Gary and his wife Wendy of Loveland, granddaughters Alexandra (Jeremy) Heath and Hannah Hurd. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and a brother. Memorial contributions may be made to the Red Feather Lakes Volunteer Fire Department, in care of Vessey Funeral Service. A memorial service was held in Red Feather lakes at Morning Star Church.
Please, leave the family a condolence at www.VesseyFuneralService.com.
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