Obit: Kurtzweil, Kenneth Alan (1947 - 2008)


Surnames: Kurtzweil, Downey, Rehm, Lang, Johnson, Szymanski, Ortmann, Sharpe

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Wood Co., Wis.) 28 Mar. 2008 P 2A C. 1

Kurtzweil, Kenneth Alan (10 Dec. 1947 - 27 Mar. 2008)

Kenneth Alan Kurtzweil, 60, of Edgar, peacefully entered eternal life on March 27, 2008, at his home under the care of Ministry Home Care Hospice.

A Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 31, 2008, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Stratford with the Rev. Thomas J. Rudolph officiating. St. Joseph's Resurrection Choir will provide the music for the services. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery in the town of Eau Pleine, Marathon County, with Jeff Downey, Chad, Amy, Travis, Tyler and Lindsey Kurtzweil and Kimberly Rehm serving as the pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the church.

Sauter/Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Ken was born on Dec. 10, 1947, in Wausau to Jacob E. and Florence M. (Lang) Kurtzweil. He graduated from St. Joseph's Parochial School and Stratford High School.

In the fall of 1966 Ken was hired at Morgan Sand & Gravel in Marathon City, where he was employed for 41 years.

He married Teri Johnson in 1972 and later divorced. On Oct. 20, 1990, he married Virginia (Herriges) Ortmann.

Ken's passion was year-round fishing and the love of the great outdoors.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia; daughter, Cherry (Frank) Szymanski of Marathon City, a stepson, Wayne (Sheila) Ortmann of Mosinee; and step granddaughter, Ariel Ortmann of Mosinee. He is further survived by two sisters, Kathy Sharpe of Marshfield and Karen (Bill) Downey of Stratford; four brothers, Roger (Sandy) Kurtzweil and Dan (Roxane) Kurtzweil, both of Stratford, and John (Betsy) Kurtzweil and Kevin (Cheryl) Kurtzweil, both of Edgar.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents.



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