June 26, 1925 – Jan. 16, 2011
Glen Curtis of Mukwonago died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 85. Glen was born June 26, 1925, the son of Joseph and Lillie Curtis in Waukesha.
He married the love of his life, Mildred (nee Krueger), on March 25, 1949. He proudly served in the U.S. Marines during World War II. Glen was a member of VFW Post 6550 in Eleva, American Legion Post 0459 and was a member of the Masons here in Waukesha. He enjoyed hunting, fishing or any outdoor activity, including gardening. He also was an avid collector of toy soldiers. Most of all, Glen loved spending time with his family.
Glen will be sadly missed by his wife of 62 years, Mildred; children, Ben Curtis of Dousman, Glenda (Bob) Williams of Genesee, Sandy (C.W.) Friedrichs of Hartland, Wayne (Terri) Curtis of Mondovi, Bruce (Debbie) Curtis of Alma and Ralph (Diane) Curtis of Genesee. Glen was the loving grandfather of Melody (Josh) Edwards, Jake (Ashley) Curtis, B.J. (Angie) Williams, Jennifer (Mike) Bachmann, Bill Friedrichs, Charlie Friedrichs, Glen Curtis, Andy Curtis, Russel Curtis, Joe Curtis, Kayla Curtis, Jason Curtis and Josh Curtis and great-grandfather of Brooke Curtis, Gabby Curtis and Alex Curtis. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ralph; and sister, Shirley Wendt.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service Saturday, Jan. 22, at the First Congregational Church of Genesee, W306-S5075 Church St., Mukwonago, WI 53149 (located just blocks from the intersection of highways 59 and 83 in the village of Genesee). The Rev. Joe Medina will officiate. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to AngelsGrace Hospice, W359-N7430 Brown St., Oconomowoc, WI 53066; or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.
For more information, call Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services at 542-6609, or visit www.waukeshafuneralhome.com for the online obituary or to leave condolences.