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By Karla Pomeroy

A Family Affair: Mortimore Funeral Home still going strong after 76 years


September 2, 2021

Karla Pomeroy

Mike, Ellen and Mark Mortimore of Mortimore Funeral Home in Thermopolis stand inside their chapel.

THERMOPOLIS - In 1945 Max E. Mortimore purchased the local Eastman Mortuary in Thermopolis, and now 76 years later, the Mortimore Family continues to run and operate the only funeral home in Hot Springs County.

Ellen Mortimore said the funeral home's records, including Eastman's records go back as far as 1918. She said the Mortimores purchased the mortuary for $18,000.

The Eastman Mortuary, and fo...

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