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Robert D. Curran

November 13, 1929 ~ May 26, 2018 (age 88)

Robert D. Curran, age 88, of East Troy, WI, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at his home on May 26, 2018.

Bob was born on November 13, 1929 in Elkhorn, WI, the son of the late Walter and Vesta (Dawley) Curran. Bob married Mary Isabelle Kalb and they had 3 daughters.  Following her death he married Joyce L. Jackson on March 19, 1988 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in East Troy.  Bob served his country in the United States Army Signal Corps during the Korean War.  He was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Eagle serving on the Parish Council and Knights of Columbus. He was a member of the Eagle Lions Club, American Legion Post 535 in Eagle and VFW Post 7501 in East Troy.  After he retired, Bob built beautiful, award-winning wood strip canoes. 

Beloved husband of Joyce of East Troy; Bob was loved and will be remembered by his children, Cynthia Patterson of Neenah, Teresa (Neal) Norris of Palmyra, Elaine (Jeffrey) Hawes of Eagle;  step-children, Cheryl (Robert) Knox of East Troy, Linda (Richard) Oliver of East Troy, and Douglas (Kathy) Jackson of Lake Geneva; his grandchildren Mathew Curran, Jennifer Youngwerth, Andrew Patterson, Robert Norris, William Norris, Daniel Hawes and Amy Morateck and his  step-grandchildren Paul Knox,  Rita McConkey,  Heather Gerleman, Gregory  Knox, Martha Knox, Ellison Birch, Ross Oliver and Kate Oliver; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters, Beverly Lackey of East Troy, Patricia Jenner of Lake Geneva, and Sheila Curran of Whitefish Bay; along with many other relatives and dear friends.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Mary Isabelle, and son-in-law Michael Patterson.

Memorial Mass for Bob will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 2:00PM at St. Theresa Catholic Church 135 W. Waukesha Rd. Eagle, WI with Father Edward Tlucek officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 1:00 PM Friday until the time of Mass.  Burial will follow at St. Theresa Catholic Cemetery in Eagle. 

Memorials to the Palmyra-Eagle Community Band, the VFW, Eagle Lions Club and the American Legion Post 535 are suggested. 

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