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Laurens Donahue Hosford

Laurens Donahue Hosford, 86, of Mackay, Idaho, passed away Friday, December 27, 2013, in Ontario, Oregon.  Laurens was born July 19, 1927 in Mackay to Anna Donahue and Laurens Hosford. At the age of two Laurens contracted polio and while the disease impacted his cognitive abilities, the kindness, humor and sensitivity of his personality were ...

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