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KURTZ, Jerome G. "Romie": Died 1977


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Date: 8/20/2021 at 07:27:07

Fairfield Ledger
June 14, 1977

Death Takes J.G. Kurtz

PLEASANT PLAIN - Jerome G. "Romie" Kurtz, 76, resident of Pleasant Plain, died at 4:15 a.m. today, June 14, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

He retired as a rural mail carrier in 1958 and in later years served as custodian at the Pleasant Plain school and St. Joseph Catholic Church in East Pleasant Plain.

Services are pending at the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield. When they are held Father Louis Leonhardt and Father Eugene Benda will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Jerome G. Kurka was born May 5, 1901, in Pleasant Plain. He was the son of Peter H. and Anna Pacha Kurtz.

A member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church, he was a member to Myrtle Raymond June 20, 1932, in Fairfield. She survives.

In addition to his widow, Kurtz is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Charles Poggenpohl, Solon, and Mrs. Kenneth Baker, Brighton; one son, Jerome F. Kurtz, Greybull, Wyo.; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild; and a sister, Mrs. W.J. Hayek, Iowa City.

He was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

(Transcribed for genealogical reasons only. I am of no relation.)


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