John E. Kurth
Dr. John E. Kurth, 76, of Fond
du Lac, went home to his Lord on Thursday, May 2, 2019, with his family by his
side at St. Agnes Hospital.
He was born on October 18,
1942, in Fond du Lac, the son of Elmer H. and Garnet Short Kurth. After his graduation from high school, John
continued his education at Marquette University in Milwaukee for
Dentistry. On July 7, 1965, he married
Judith L. Tabbert, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, in Eldorado.
John was a dentist in Ripon
for 30 years at the Professional Clinic.
He is a devoted member of St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Fond du
Lac. He previously was an active member
at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Ripon, serving as president, on the Board of
Elders and in other positions. He was a
member of the National Dental Association and Fond du Lac Dental Association, Kiwanis
Club, Ducks Unlimited, ’66 T-Bird owner and member of the Fondy Vintage Auto
Club and enjoyed going to car shows.
John’s passion in life was his faith, his family, his strong work ethic
and working outside taking care of his yard.
John had an interest in and was a Titanic historian, playing golf in his
early years and playing in a Dartball league.
John was a doting and loving husband, supportive father and very proud grandfather.
He is survived by his loving
wife, Judith Kurth, his son Luke (Sarah) Kurth, his granddaughters: Madison and
Danielle; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He is preceded in death by
his parents and his brother, Michael, father and mother-in-law, Arthur and
Leone Tabbert and his brother-in-law, Donald Michler.
VISITATION: Friends may call
on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran
Church, 1600 S. Main St., Fond du Lac.
FUNERAL: Funeral services
will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran
Church, with Rev. Michael Zuberbier officiating. Burial will take place at Rosendale Cemetery.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420