WEST LIBERTY - Glenn E. Curry, 70, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City following a short illness.
Services will be at the First Church United in West Liberty. The Rev. Al Zimmerman will officiate. Burial will be at the Mt. Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst, Ill.
He was born April 20, 1929, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Carl and Rose Phelps Curry. He was employed in the restaurant business all his life, moving to West Liberty in 1985 where he operated Yesterday's Restaurant on Interstate 80. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Boy Scout of America where he served as a scout leader for several years. He was in the Illinois Army National Guard. He was a member of the First Church United in West Liberty.
Survivors include a son, Gary Combs and his wife, Cindy, of Poplar Grove, Ill.; a sister, Norma Swaim and her husband, Jerry, of Harvard, Ill.; five grandchildren, Gary Jr., Michael Glenn, Chad, Paige, and Wyatt; a niece, Rosanne Day and her husband, Bob; and a nephew, Gerald Swaim and his wife, Janice. He was preceded in death by his parents
Vern K. Curry, 85, of Muscatine, died Thursday, July 20, 2006, at his home.
Chaplain Alice Martin will officiate the service. Casket bearers will be his grandsons, Mark Henning, Bryan Freyermuth, Troy Curry, and Mikel Curry. Burial will be in Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Unity Home Care and Hospice.
He was born on June 16, 1921, in Oquawka, Illinois, the son of Charles L. and Anna Juhl Curry. He married Ruth McGlothlen on April 1, 1946, in Rock Island, Illinois. She preceded him in death on July 17, 2002.
He was a World War II veteran serving in the US Army Air Corps in the European Theater.
He was a member the American Legion Post 27 and Moose Lodge #388.
He was a truck driver for Custom Feeds.
Survivors include three sons Steve L. Curry and wife Laura of Muscatine, Sam K. Curry and wife Mary of Muscatine, and Scott M. Curry and wife Cathy of Muscatine; one daughter Connie L. Henning and husband Don of Fruitland; ten grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two sisters Roberta Mills of Muscatine, and Margaret Shoppa of Muscatine.
Vern was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, five brothers Harold, Clarence, George, Charles, and Jim, and three sisters Mildred Klebe, Doris Engle, and Esther Pankratz.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Laura Lee Curry, 41, Muscatine, died Monday, May 15, 2006, at her home.
Memorial Service will be at the Jeffrey S. Nichols Chapel Hill Funeral Home and Crematory, 114 W. Fourth St., Muscatine.
She was born May 20, 1964, in Muscatine, the daughter of Richard L. and Evelyn G. Solomon Curry.
She enjoyed gardening and loved taking care of her cats.
Survivors include a son, Michael Fullerton of Muscatine; her mother, Evelyn Reed of Conesville; two sisters, Lorrie Freeman and Sherry Leonard, both of Muscatine; a half-brother, Randy Curry of Muscatine; two half-sisters, Sandy Maylone of Fruitland and Tammy Fisher of Michigan; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father; paternal grandparents, Glen and Hazel Curry; maternal grandparents, Ralph and Thelma Solomon; a half-brother, Greg Allison; and a niece, Sarah Havens.
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- James Lawrence Curry, 76, Muscatine, died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at his home.
Services are at Nichols Chapel Hill Funeral Home & Crematory, Muscatine, with military rites by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Combined Squad. A private burial will be held at Greenwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to VFW Post No. 1565 or the American Legion in Muscatine.
Mr. Curry was born on June 30, 1926, in Millersburg, Ill., the son of Charles Wesley and Anna Marie Juhl Curry.
He was an U.S. Navy veteran having served during World War II.
He retired as a greeter for the Muscatine Wal-Mart Super Center in December 2002. He was previously employed by the City of Muscatine as a driver for MuscaBus.
He was an avid sports fan. He loved golfing and faithfully followed his favorite ball team, the Dodgers. He took great pleasure in expressing his personal opinions concerning republican politicians.
Survivors include two daughters, Amy Danay and her husband, Robert, of Muscatine and Lisa Curry of Davenport; two grandchildren, William and Laura Danay; a brother, Vern K. Curry of Muscatine; and three sisters, Esther Pankratz, Roberta Mills and her husband, Milton, and Maggie Shoppa and her husband, Wally, all of Muscatine; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Mildred Klebe and Doris Engle; and four brothers, Clarence Curry, George Curry, Charles Curry and Harold Curry.
WILLIAMSBURG, Iowa -- David J. Curry, 59, Williamsburg died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City following an extended illness.
Services are at the Oxford United Methodist Church in Oxford. The Rev. Diane Townsley will officiate. Burial will be at Harrington Cemetery in rural Williamsburg.
Mr. Curry was born on Oct. 24, 1943 at Iowa City, the son of Leonard and Arietta Trent Curry. He married Marilyn E. Brockshus on June 11, 1961 in Williamsburg.
He received his early education in the Keota schools and attended Williamsburg High School.
He owned and operated Dave's 24-Hour Towing and Auto Repair in Williamsburg for over 30 years.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Sam and his wife, Janelle, of Homestead, and Steven of Oxford; two daughters, Sherilyn Curry and her special friend, Jamey Brenneman, of Oxford and Vickie Miller of Bridgeport, Ohio; eight grandchildren, a sister, Shirley Schmidt and her husband, Veron, of Williamsburg, three brothers, Ken and his wife, Carol, of Marengo, Bob and his wife, Sue, of Williamsburg and Tom and his wife, Maggie, of Muscatine; his mother-in-law, Vera Brockshus of Williamsburg and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Ruth Jean Curry, 77, of 2209 New Hampshire St., died Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at her home.
Services will be at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. The Rev. Judy Gingrich of the Iowa City Hospice Program will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Iowa City Hospice Program.
Mrs. Curry was born on June 29, 1925, in Menlo, Iowa, the daughter of Charles and Pearl Mains McGlothlen. She married Vern K. Curry on April 1, 1946, in Rock Island, Illinois.
She was a salesperson at JC Penney for 13 years until retirement.
She was a member of the Women of the Moose, and loved to play cards and garden. She enjoyed a monthly breakfast with her high school classmates and the JC Penney retirees. Most important to her was her family.
She is survived by her husband, Vern Curry of Muscatine; three sons, Steve Curry and his wife, Laura, of Muscatine, Sam Curry and his wife, Mary, of Muscatine, and Scott Curry and his wife, Cathy, of Muscatine; one daughter, Connie Henning and her husband, Don, of Fruitland; eight grandchildren; one great-grandson; two sisters, Nell Dunbar of Muscatine and Pat Hollingsworth and her husband, Frank, of Muscatine; one brother, Ross McGlothlen and his wife, Frances, of Muscatine.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Dorothy Anderson, and one brother, Jess McGlothlen.
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Donald R. 'Dutch' Curry Jr., 65, of 800 W Eighth St., died peacefully at home with family on Friday, August 30, 2002, after an extended illness.
Services will be at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Rev. Don Swanson of the First Baptist Church will officiate. Pallbearers will be Brandon Garrett, Andy Summitt, Jason Donald Summitt, Tom Garrett, Barbara Sulzberger and Dana Troyer. Honorary Bearers will be Kirstin Sulzberger, Tyson Hill, Melissa Anderson, Chris Anderson, Danaka Garrett, Amber Troyer, Johnathan Troyer, Tesha Sulzberger, Rachel Curry and Dylan Donald Curry. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. A luncheon will be served following the committal service at First Baptist Church.
Mr. Curry was born on November 10, 1936, in Iowa City, the son of Donald R. and Lorene Martin Curry Sr.. He married Yvonne Church on July 11, 1956, in Muscatine.
He was a US Army veteran serving as Military Police during the Korean Conflict.
He had been a meat cutter at Oscar Meyers for 22 years. He retired from the HON Company Geneva Plant, having worked there for ten years.
He loved fishing with his son and grandson. He enjoyed golfing, loved Nascar racing, and rode his scooter with the victory flag up when his man won. He enjoyed his garden and going to Florida in the winter. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeye Basketball fan. He loved to play practical jokes on those who were not fans.
Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Curry of Muscatine; one son, Donald Ray Curry III and his wife, Michaela; four daughters, Vickey Anne Garrett and her husband, Tom, of Muscatine, Barbara Irene Sulzberger and her husband, Barry, of Muscatine, Julie Lynn Reimers and her husband, George, of Muscatine, and Lori Jane Troyer and her husband, Dana, of Lone Tree; 10 grandchildren, Brandon Garrett and his wife, Danaka, Melissa Anderson and her husband, Chris, Kirstin Sulzberger and her fiance, Tyson Hill, Tesha Sulzberger, Andy Summitt, Jason Donald Summitt, Rachel Curry, Dylan Donald Curry, Amber Troyer, and John Troyer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Lorene Curry, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ray and Evelyn Church, and one grandson, Matthew Summitt.
CLINTON, Ark. -- Dinah Dean Lewis Curry, 45, of Clinton, formerly of Muscatine, died Saturday, July 28, 2001, at UAMS Hospital of liver cancer.
Services are at Roller McNutt Chapel in Clinton. Andy Nixon will officiate. Pallbearers are Don Newland, Bobby Hutto, Tommy Lewis, Pete Hubbard, Dick Smith and Tim Lewis. Burial will be at Hunter Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Curry was born Aug. 13, 1955, in Espanola, N.M.
Survivors include her mother, Maudean Lewis of Clinton; a daughter, Serena Plunkett Hagevik and her husband, Dr. Andre, of Phoenix, Ariz.; a granddaughter, Iselin Hagevik; a brother, Rick Lewis and his wife, Sandy, of Ashland, Mo.; a sister, Sandy Sam Roberts and her husband, Don, of Maumelle, Ariz.; four nieces, Kristin and Kayla Lewis and Carly and Camryn Roberts; special friends, Steven Berry and Linda Haley of Shirley, Ark.; and many other family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Carvert A. 'Joe' Lewis; her grandparents, Andrew and Rebecca Lewis and Jesse T. and Sally Chastain Smith; and a nephew, Zakary Michael Kline.