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Myrtle Elma Shurts (Fisher)

December 1, 1922 - March 8, 2011

A viewing will be 9:00 to 10:45 am Saturday, March 12, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1955 S. 5th Lebanon. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 am. Burial will be at IOOF Cemetery in Lebanon.

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Myrtle Shurts, 88, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday. She was born in Jerome, Idaho to Earl Dewey and Rozella Jeanette (Jenkins) Fisher.

Myrtle lived in Idaho until she was 16, moving to Oregon in 1939. She lived on Park Street in Lebanon for 55 years. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities over the years as a teacher, Relief Society president, Young Women and Relief Society secretaries, visiting teacher, and tent mom for girls camp. Myrtle enjoyed reading, canning, gardening, and family games and activities.

She is survived by: her children, Henry Wayne Shurts of Idaho Falls, Idaho; Larry Shurts of Pendleton; Sandra Simon of Albany; Rick Shurts of Lebanon; and Terry Love of Tacoma, Washington.

Myrtle was preceded in death by: her husband, William Henry Shurts; son, Michael Dennis Shurts; sisters, Alice Maud Minch and Lois Irene Carter; and brother, Alvin Fisher.

Contributions may be made in her name to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Humanitarian Fund or Missionary Fund.

A viewing will be 9:00 to 10:45 am Saturday, March 12, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1955 S. 5th Lebanon. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 am. Burial will be at IOOF Cemetery in Lebanon.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.