Irene Hurt, age 82, of Loogootee, Indiana, passed away at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, in Jasper, Indiana.

She was born October 2, 1937, in Loogootee, Indiana, to the late Walter and Leoma (Stuckey) Bough.

Irene married James E. Hurt on April 15, 1961, and he also preceded her in death.

She was a member of the Loogootee United Methodist Church. In her younger years, Irene enjoyed crocheting and cooking. She loved spending time with her family, friends, and children She and her sister, Lois, made many shopping trips to the “mall” (St. Vincent de Paul) while their health allowed. Irene was a former head cook for over 20 years at Loogootee Elementary West and Loogootee High School.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Hurt and Rick Hurt, both of Loogootee; and one grandson, Dakota Hurt.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Fred Hurt; siblings, Don Bough, Gordon Bough, Wendell Bough, Ford Bough, Eloise Throop, and Lois Dearwester.

A private family service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Loogootee United Methodist Ch-urch.

The Blake Funeral Home, in Loogootee, was in charge of the arrangements.

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