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Charles William Curtis

February 23, 1922 January 12, 2009
Charles William Curtis
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Obituary for Charles William Curtis

Charles W. Curtis, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, born February 23, 1922 in Capac, MI and passed away January 12, 2009. Graduated from Oxford High School in 1940. Went to Ford Training School in Dearborn. Married Marma J. Hardwich Dec. 31, 1942. Member of the Army Air Force from 1943-1946. Retired from Travelers Insurance. Member of the Masonic Lodge in Metamora and the Lapeer Royal Arch, also a member of the Imlay City Eastern Star along with the American Legion of Oxford. He started the first little league baseball team in Oxford in 1953. Honored in May 2003 at the 50 years celebration of the Oxford Youth Baseball League with a monument at Scriptor Park. He was also very involved with the Boy Scouts for many years. Charles was also a member of the Immanuel Congregational church in Oxford.
Preceded in death by his parents Thomas & Bernice Curtis, brothers; Ralph, Keith, and Thomas. Survived by his loving wife of 66 years Marma J. Hardwick. Sister; Elsie Davis and brother Art Curtis. Children; Bill (Sharon)Curtis of Florida, Marilynn (Gary) Smith of Lapeer, Sharon (David) Peacy of Oxford, Thomas (Lori) Curtis of Lapeer and Kimberly (Gary) Withun of Oxford. 12 Grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Funeral from Immanuel Congregation United Church of Christ on Friday, January 16 at 11:00 am. Friends may visit Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors – Bossardet Chapel (39 W. Burdick St., Oxford) Wednesday, January 14 from 5 – 8 PM and Thursday, January 15 from 1 – 4 & 6 – 8 PM. Memorial to the Oxford Little League Baseball, The American Cancer Society or Parkinson’s Disease appreciated.

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