Lester William Kurtz, 78, of Cushing, Wisconsin passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2012 at the Osceola Medical Center. Lester was born on April 4, 1934 in Randall, Wisconsin the son of William and Blanche (Conklin) Kurtz.
Lester lived in the Cushing area his entire life where he farmed and had various other jobs which included working for the Eureka Township and Jensen Transfer in Osceola, Wisconsin. He enjoyed carpentry work, fishing, camping and spending time with his family.
Lester leaves to celebrate his memory, children: Debbie Jones, Minneapolis, MN; Dellanna Grove, Ottumwa, IA; Daniel Kurtz, Atlanta, GA; Donald Kurtz, St. Croix Falls, WI; Denita (Tony) Russ, Rice Lake, WI; David (Diane) Kurtz, St. Croix Falls, WI; Dixie (Mike) Runberg, St. Croix Falls, WI; Duane (Kristie) Kurtz, Barron, WI; 14 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, sister, Lucy Hoffman, St. Croix Falls, WI; brothers; William Kurtz and Elmer Kurtz both of St. Croix Falls; and many other loving family and friends.
The service for Lester will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. at the First Lutheran Church in Cushing, Wisconsin. Pastor Dorothy Sandahl will officiate. The family will greet visitors at the church for one hour prior to the service. The family would like to invite their guests to join them for fellowship and lunch following the service.
The Kolstad Family Funeral Home of Centuria has been entrusted with arrangements.