Hurschel K. Coppinger

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Funeral services for lifelong Cortez resident Hurschel K. Coppinger will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 31 at the Cortez Church of Christ. Interment will follow at Cortez Cemetery.

Visitation has been scheduled for Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ertel Memorial Chapel.

Hurschel passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at the family home in Cortez. He was born Dec. 31, 1920 to Thomas and Floy Coppinger in Cortez.

Herschel graduated from Cortez High School and then joined the U.S. Army Air Corp in 1942. He received an honorable medical discharge in 1943. He married Chloris Cox of Arriola on May 3, 1942 in Las Vegas, Nev. They had two children, Gary Eugene and Suzanne.

Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to and click on the obituary section.