Robert H. Kurtz
July 6, 1931 - April 15, 2014
WALKERTON — Robert Henry Kurtz, age 82, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
Robert was born on July 6, 1931 to Virgil and Izora (Wanamaker) Kurtz in Walkerton. He proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1954. Mr. Kurtz was a member of the American Legion. On Aug. 19, 1969 in Walkerton he married the former Lila Karen Evans. Robert is survived by his four children and three stepchildren: Robert A. Kurtz, Virgil D. Kurtz, Linda S. (Adam) Ritchie, Katherine Upchurch, Bobbie (Joyce) Kurtz. Evelyn Evans and Dwight Evans. 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Mr. Kurtz was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two sisters, one stepson and one nephew. As per Robert’s wishes cremation has taken place. Ash burial will take place at a later date in Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerton. Nusbaum-Elkin Funeral Home, 408 Roosevelt Road, Walkerton was entrusted with arrangements.