Curtis 'Curt' Schuchhardt

curtis schuchhardt
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.

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  1. Bob knew Curt from working at Tri Mark. He always had a smile on his face and spoke highly of his wife and children. He will be greatly missed by many. We are sorry for your loss.

  2. Curt was a brother you could go to, in time of need, he had a kind and giving heart. We will miss him dearly.
    Lacey and Lucas, you are your dad’s pride and joy, remember the special times you spent with him. Our love that we carry in our hearts for Curt will give us the strength to carry on. Love always, Aunt Wanda

  3. Curt was more than a brother to me, he was my best friend. I am so thankful god gave me 43 years of memories to cherish. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Lacey and Lucas, Curt was always sharing stories about you to everyone and he was so very proud of you and loved you with all his heart. We will be there for each other always, together we will find the strength and courage to go on without him. I love you forever, Aunt Kim

  4. Curt was the uncle that everyone wanted. We had him for 45 wonderful years of hunting, fishing and just bringing a smile and a joke or two. You will be sorely missed and loved. Lacy and Lucas, your dad was the happiest when he was with you two. Know that He loves you and will always be with you. Uncle Curt I look forward to seeing you on the other side. With all my love.

  5. I am a TriMark employee. Curt always had a nice smile when I happen to meet him walking somewhere out in the plant… My condolences to you at this sad time. Julie

  6. I’m deeply saddened to lose such a wonderful brother during the prime of his life. His love for Lacey, Luke and Nancy was always an inspiration to me. I loved him deeply. He had a wondefrul smile for everyone. I’m so glad that I have memories to cherish. I love you, Curt, and you will always be in my heart. Your big sister.

  7. My heartfilled sympathy goes out to you and your family on this tragic occasion. We do not question, WHY”?, for the Lord has a plan for all of us. While thus is not easy to say goodbye, just remember that we will all be together again someday.

  8. Our sympathy to your family. Curt always had a wave and Hi and a smile when we would see him at work. Will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all .

  9. To Lonna and the Schuchhardt family – I am so sorry to hear of Curt’s death. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

  10. You have my deepest sympathy. Nancy, Lacey, and Lucas, you were everything to Curt. I worked with Curt at Tri/Mark for a good 10 years and besides work all he would do was talk about his family, how great you guys were. He loved you guys very much. Curt was a hard working guy, he would do anything for anyone no matter if he was having a bad day, and believe me he helped me out alot at work. We are all going to miss him. Your all in our prayers.

  11. Curt was a great uncle to have and was always fun to be with whether it be hunting, bailing hay, sitting around the fire, or just seeing him in town. He always had a way to make everyone laugh and he was able to keep us laughing til we couldn’t breathe. Nancey, Lacey, and Lucus we will be there for you no matter what and if ya ever need anything you can call me. Curt we will miss you greatly and we can’t wait to be reunited with you again.

  12. Curt, to my brother who I always watched over, you were my rock and my foundation. I grew strong and confident because of your love and support. You helped make me the person I am, I will always cherish our times together. I will miss you like no other, but your light will always be bright in my heart. Nancy, Lacey, and Lucas you will never be out of our hearts and through you Curt will live on. I love you…..

  13. I am very sorry for your loss. I knew Curt growing up and he was a lot of fun. I am glad that he got to do everything he wanted to do before god took him. Again i am verry sorry for your loss.

  14. Kim and family, so sorry to hear bout Curt, thinking about you. and praying for you and your family. Janet

  15. kim, pat, nathan, megan and derek –

    our deepest sympathies go our to you and your entire family. may you find strength and comfort in the love and the wonderful memories you shared with curt. you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    we love you all very much.

    emily, marshall, sophie, hudson, stephanie, tim, gabe, sam, stacey and brooks

  16. My heart goes out to Curt’s family. I knew Curt when i was growing up and i was always at my Uncles house in Elma!! He was a GREAT guy!! He will be forever missed! My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family!!

  17. My sincere sympathy to your entire family at this time. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. May your wonderful memories with Curt bring you peace and healing.

  18. Nancy, Lacey & Lucas,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Our deepest sympathy,
    Amy, Dustin and Holly Meirick

  19. Nancy, Lucas and Lacey,
    You have our sympathy praying and thinking of you guys on a daily basis.
    Carrie Jacoby and Adam Enloe

  20. Our hearts break for all of you, yet we feel blessed that Curt is not in some strange and foreign land, but at home with family members that love him deeply. Its comforting to know he is with Grandpa & Grandma, Vern, Elveira, and Austin, to name just a few. It must have been some homecoming. Love you all. Deb, Kathy & Alison

  21. To Curt, my godfather, I will miss you dearly! I will miss that big smile you always wore and I will miss hearing you laugh and joke around with my parents. You made us smile and laugh til our faces and stomachs hurt. You always had a story to tell, and you always told it best. I will never forget the summer I stayed with you and your family, it was the best summer of my life. I will miss you so much! Nancy, Lacey, and Lucas, I love you guys and if you need anyone to talk to just give me a call.

  22. We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to Curt’s family. Curt was always very proud of his family and talked about them often. He was a great co-worker, williing to help with a smile. We will miss him greatly.
    Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Pam, Laurie, Karen, Mike, Dan, Leo, Linda, Leo, Sheryle,
    Laura and Steve

  23. To all of you Curits is in heaven. No one can take all your loving special memories you all have they well be with you for ever.To his wife, two daughers,ALL the Curtis(Curt) Schuchhardt your all in are prays,thought,memories,All you have is so many wonderful Simes of your love one You well always is Curt happy smile looking down from heaven always.Are heart are with you all! God Bless you,&God Watch Over you all! Juel,& Marian Knutson

  24. To the family of Curt, you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Ashley Meirick and Eric Thraenert

  25. To the Family of Curtis(Curt) Schuchhardt who died.Curtis was taken to heaven. Curt always had special smile on his face for all. During his time on earth you always had that very special smiles. Curt was an very wonderful person, He would make everyone be very happy person.Are hearts are with you all, Are Prays are with you all,&thoughts are with you all.No one can take away all your memories that you all have no one can take them away from you all.We are with you all through this death of your loveone Curt Schuchhardt Alice(Knutson),& Tom RasingAcrGod bless you all,& God Watch Over you all!

  26. Nancy, my prayers are with you and your family in your time of loss. May God grant you the strength to move forward.


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  28. Nancy…I know this entry is VERY late…I’m hoping you will still get it…I am SO sorry as I just found about your loss…I feel so terrible. My heart goes out to you & your children! Your old college friend.
    Brooke Mehmen

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