PALISADE -- Charles D. Curtis, 91, died Thursday, (Dec. 3, 2009), at Heritage of Wauneta Nursing Home.
Charles was born on May 4, 1918, at Beatrice, Neb., to James Orlando and Anna Corneala (Dodson) Curtis. He graduated from Lewiston, Nebraska High School in 1936.
Charles was a life-member of the Palisade American Legion Post No. 318 and Veterans of Foreign War Post No. 7028.
Preceding him in death were his parents, James and Anna Curtis; wife, Mae Curtis; brother, Carl Curtis; and two sisters, Lucille Dobbins and Norma Rosecrans.
Survivors include his daughter, Judy Rae Williams of Excelsior Springs, Mo.; three sons, James Allen Curtis of Palisade, Steven Charles Curtis and wife, Karron, of Floral City, Fla., and Dwain Lewis Curtis and wife, Donna, of Lincoln; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Charles also had a special "son who was not a son" Don Hansen and wife, Nanci, of Grant, Neb.
A memorial service will be held in the spring. Friends may send condolences to the family at www.carpenterbreland.com.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.