Gene R. Kurtz

Gene Kurtz, age 69, of Carrington, ND, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, ND.

Gene Robert Kurtz was born on July 21, 1940, the son of Edward and Frances (Kubicek) Kurtz in rural Eddy County, ND. He was raised and attended school in Brantford and New Rockford, ND. Gene worked at Cal’s Office Supply in Jamestown, ND for a time before moving to Bismarck, ND, where he owned Dependable Business Machines from 1973 to 2004. In 2006, he retired and moved to Carrington. He resided at Golden Acres Manor.

He loved spending time with his family, enjoyed fishing, fixing things, MN Twins, MN Vikings, dogs, and practical jokes.

Gene is survived by one brother, Dean (Sharon) Kurtz, Custer, SD; nieces, Connie Jo Dunn, Laura Duda, Tammy Footh, Caitlin Kurtz; nephews, Rod Odstrcil, John Odstrcil, Ed Kurtz and Dusty Kurtz.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one infant brother, Wayne, one brother, Duane; and one sister, Janice Odstrcil.

Funeral Service: Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, ND

Date and Time: Saturday, March 26, 2010 at 11:00 AM

Interment: Prairie Home Cemetery, New Rockford, ND

Posted Condolences:


Name: Peter Novy

date: 1/24/11

Message: Gene was a good guy to work for. He would help anybody!
My condolences.

- Pete Novy


Name: George Schnellbach Sr. Family

Date: March 27 2010

Message: All our Sympathy and payers to you all to Dean Kurtz and his wife all the nieces nephews. Sincerly the George Schnellbach Sr. and family.


Name: Jean Nelson Bonaventure

Date: 5-3-2010

Message: Dean--sorry to hear about your brother. I remember going to country school with you and what a good friend you were to my brother, Alan, all through high school. Sincerely, Jean Bonaventure


Name: Nola (Nelson) Mack

Message: Dean & Family, Sorry to hear of Gene's passing. I remember him & you at Sheldon School across the road from our farm.
Sincerely, Nola Mack