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Mauritz O. “Maury” Hulting, 96, of Geneseo, passed away Sunday, October 1st, 2017, at Hammond Henry Hospital Long Term Care unit in Geneseo, IL. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, October 5th, 2017, at First Lutheran Church in Geneseo at 10:30 a.m. Reverend Laura Kamprath will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Geneseo. Visitation will take place one and a half hours prior to the funeral service, from 9:00-10:30 a.m. at the church. Memorials may be left to First Lutheran Church in Geneseo, or to a charity of your choice in memory of Mauritz. Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory in Geneseo is assisting with these arrangements.


Maury was born on July 22, 1921, the son of Oscar and Olive (Forsell) Hulting, in Geneseo, IL. He attended Geneseo High School, and graduated with the class of 1939. Maury furthered his studies at Augustana College in Rock Island, IL. Maury was united in marriage to Gladys Mae Weber on February 24, 1949 at the Loraine Church Parsonage, and celebrated 68 years together. Maury’s life time passion was farming and raising cattle and hogs on the family farm he was born on, in Osco Township. This love for the outdoors inspired Maury to plant a tree every year, and to care for and love his walnut grove. He was a member of Geneseo Kiwanis Club for over 30 years, along with being a member of Livestock Feeders Association, Deere Valley Collectors Club, Henry County Board for ten years, and the ASCS Board. Maury was a lifetime member of First Lutheran Church.


Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Gladys, and his daughters Carol (Jim) Breczinksi, Minnetonka, MN, Gail (Norm) Hutchinson, Geneseo, IL, and Sharon (Jim) Greif, Monticello, IA. His grandchildren are Lora Breczinski, William (Chloe) Breczinki, Gloria (Ryan) Brock, Dan (Becca) Hutchinson, and Peter, Nick, and Kate Greif. His three great-grandchildren are Harper, Herbert, and Max.


Mauritz was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Olive, his brothers Alvin and Carl, and his sister Marie.


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