Curtis 'Curt' Schuchhardt
December 26, 1963 ~ February 28, 2009
Curtis Curt Schuchhardt age 45 of Elma, IA died Saturday, February 28, 2009 at his home. Curtis Charles Schuchhardt was born on December 26, 1963 to Charles and Valera (Warnke) Schuchhardt in Sumner, IA. As a youth Curt moved with his family to Alta Vista where he grew up. He attended school in New Hampton and graduated from New Hampton High School in1982. He worked as a farm hand and later drove truck for Schuchhardt Trucking. Later Curt was employed by TRI-MARK in New Hampton where he has worked for the last 16 years. Curt was united in marriage to Nancy Ptacek on December 5, 1992 at St. Bernards Catholic Church in Alta Vista, IA. To this marriage two children were born, Lacey and Lucas. Curt enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, horseback riding, farming, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of the Elma Sportsmans Club. Curt is survived by his wife Nancy of Elma; daughter Lacey of Elma; son Lucas of Elma; parents Charles and Valera Schuchhardt of Unionville, MO; four sisters Brenda (Floyd) Elsbernd of Savannah, MO, Wanda (Gene) Flatjord of New Hampton, IA, Lonna (Justin) Bobst of Alexander, IA and Kim (Pat) ONeill of Fredericksburg, IA; one brother Kevin (Christy) Schuchhardt of Nashua, IA. He is also survived by several aunts and uncles, numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Leonard and Berdine Warnke, his paternal grandparents Walter and Leanor Schuchhardt, and nephew Austin Erion. Memorials: Memorials Preferred in lieu of flowers. Cemetery: Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery at Elma with Derek ONeill, Nathan ONeill, Jeremie Bobst, Corey Flatjord, Joshua Schuchhardt and Megan ONeill serving as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearer will be Austin Erion. Visitation: Visitation will be from 4PM-8PM on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at the Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in Elma, and will continue at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Service: Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Thursday, March 5, 2009 at Immaculate Conception Church in Elma with Fr. Ray Atwood officiating.