Gordon F. Curtis

Gordon F. Curtis, 74, of 55 Winnebago Lane, Fond du Lac, formerly of Fox Lake, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Hospice Home of Hope.


He was born on October 15, 1938, in Fond du Lac, a son of Lawrence and Virginia Jones Curtis.  Gordon was baptized and confirmed at St. Stephen’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Rogersville.


Gordon was a graduate of Rosendale High School and served with the United States Army National Guard.


On January 28, 1961, he married Anita Urban at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Fond du Lac.


Over the years, Gordon was employed with Michels Pipeline, Town and Country Construction, and Karavan Trailers.


He is survived by his wife, Anita; three sons:  Timothy (Cheryl) Curtis of Rogersville, Thomas (Joy) Curtis of Prairie du Sac; and Ted (Amy) Curtis of Theresa; three daughters:  Susan (Richard) Waldschmidt of Greenfield, Lori (Dan) Muentner of Fond du Lac, and Peggy (Justin) Rechlicz of West Bend; 18 grandchildren:  Jessica Curtis (fiance Chad Ehrenberg), Jonathan (Ashley) Curtis, Daniel (Cori) Waldschmidt, Steven (Michella) Waldschmidt, Mark ,Timothy,  Bethany, Philip, and Kari Waldschmidt, Kasey Muentner, Luke Muentner, Olivia Curtis, Emily Curtis, Natalie Curtis, Brandon Curtis, Haley Curtis, Jack Rechlicz, and Lauren Rechlicz; a great-grandson, Owen; four sisters:  Joan (Cliff) McCoy of Neenah, Marilee (Fred) Stevens of California, Peggy (John) Berenz of  Fond du Lac, and Bonnie (Michael) Trexell of Waukesha;                  two sisters-in-law:  Sally Curtis of Columbus and Yvonne (Robert) Fink of Fond du Lac; and a brother-in-law, Quintin (Audrey) Urban of Waunakee.


Gordy was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers:  Roger and Jerome; and a sister, Joy.


A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2013, at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 31 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac.  Burial will take place in Rogersville Cemetery.


The family will greet relatives and friends on Friday at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory from 5:00 p.m. until the time of service.


Memorials may be directed to Winnebago Lutheran Academy, Leukemia Society, or Hospice Home of Hope.


Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family, www.machfuneralchapel.com.