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Jeff "Al" Curts

November 5, 1951 ~ December 30, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Jeff Curts Obituary

Dunkirk, IN
 Jeff "Al" Curts

 Jeff "Al" Curts, 72, of Dunkirk, IN, passed away after a courageous 4 year battle with cancer on Saturday, December 30th, 2023, peacefully while in the company of family members at The Waters of Dunkirk. Al was born in Muncie, IN, on November 5, 1951, a son of the late Rolland and Marilyn (Shrack) Curts. He was a 1970 graduate of Blackford High School and went on to receive  his Associates Degree in Automotive Technology from Lincoln Tech in 1972. Al was employed by Vectren Corporation for 37 years before his retirement, followed by delivering parts for Advanced Auto, and assistant caretaker for Dunkirk IOOF Cemetery. He was the loving husband of Christy (Rouch) Curts who he happily married on September 28, 1979 and together they have continued to serve their community through multiple outreach programs and organizations. Al was Secretary/Treasurer of Halfway Lodge #298 Redkey and a 44 year Masonic Lodge member, member of DIDC Board - Dunkirk, President of Dunkirk Neighborhood Crime Watch, Zoning Officer for the city of Dunkirk, and enjoyed tinkering in his garage, trips to Tennessee, anything John Deer, and watching the Pacers and Colts on TV. He is survived by his wonderfully supportive wife Christy, 2 brothers; Bill (Belva) Curts, Tim (Jackie) Curts, 6 nieces and nephews; Jodi (Doug) Morgan, Wendy (Josh) Brown, Brock (Jody) Curts, Brittany (Nathanael) Clark, Duncan Curts, Alasdair Curts, 2 great nieces; Alana Morgan, Micah Brown, 3 great nephews; Zachary Morgan, Tyler Morgan, Ryne Brown, and Grandniece; Charlotte Clark. Al was preceded in death by his grandparents; William and Ruth Shrack, Ervin and Edna Curts, his parents; Rolland and Marilyn (Shrack) Curts, 1 brother; Steve Curts, and in-laws; Edward and Wilma Rouch. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 from 11-1 at MJS Mortuaries - Redkey Chapel. Masonic services will be held at 1 PM followed by funeral services officiated by Tim Curts. Burial will follow in Dunkirk IOOF Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Halfway Lodge #298 Redkey (PO Box 23 Redkey, IN. 47373), or Jay County Cancer Society/Cruise In (PO Box 614 Portland, IN. 47371). Arrangements have been entrusted to MJS Mortuaries.

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January 2, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
MJS Mortuaries - Redkey Chapel

Masonic Service
January 2, 2024

1:00 PM
MJS Mortuaries - Redkey Chapel (Redkey)

Funeral Service
January 2, 2024

1:15 PM
MJS Mortuaries - Redkey Chapel (Redkey)


Halfway Lodge 298
PO Box 23, Redkey IN 47373

Jay County Cancer Society
PO Box 614, Portland IN 47371
Tel: 1-260-726-8110


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