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Peter McDermott
January 13
Elizabeth, I was so sorry to hear about Curt. What a great accomplished life he had! I'm sorry but I had surgery Dec 16 and been recovering. but wanted to express my sorrow to you. Curt was a fun guy and I will miss not seeing him around! I''m sorry for you Liz, Rest In... Continue Reading
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Kent Trimble
January 7
My deepest sympathy to the entire Roseman family, and especially to Jim with whom I graduated from MHS in 1963. Curt and Jim were Amateur Radio operators of the highest caliber. K9AKS will be missed by many hundreds of fellow hams on the air waves. 73, Kent Trimble,... Continue Reading
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Paul Cioe
December 28, 2020
Libby, I'm so sorry to hear about Curt's passing. I have fond memories of our meeting at Fireworks to talk about Stewartville, and I remain grateful for encouragement he gave me on a writing project. His book about the houses his grandfather built is a treasure. Take ca... Continue Reading
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William Gustafson
December 24, 2020
Curt was instrumental in helping me design both the Moline "City of Mills" mural and "The Rock Island Historic Train Bridge" mural. He visited with me and Neil Dahlstrom numerous times over lunch discussing the details of the first train crossing and the first John Deer... Continue Reading
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Helen Stahl
December 23, 2020
Dick and I enjoyed working with Curt on the Grand Excursion and the Henry Farnam Committee. He was always interested in Dick’s poetry. My condolences to Elizabeth and your family. Curt will be greatly missed by all of us. Helen Stahl
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Tammy & Kelly Rundle
December 22, 2020
We are grateful that our 'road' crossed with Curt's and honor the tremendous legacy that he has left in his research, writing and preservation of the stories imprinted on America's landscapes, roads and rivers. Our deep sympathy to his family and our love to Elizabeth al... Continue Reading
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Ruaidhri McSharry
December 22, 2020
Curt was a lovely person and very helpful to me as an grad student new to University of Illinois from Ireland in 1985. I can still can hear him laugh to this day. Ruaidhri McSharry (UIUC 1987).
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Jerry Helms
December 21, 2020
Our time was limited pretty much to the racquetball court, but what a delight he was to us all. I am sorry for our loss. May God bless Elizabeth and all the family. Jerry Helms
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Tribute Store
December 18, 2020
Our deepest condolences. Uncle Kurt was such an amazing person. I will always have fond memories of your wonderful family. Love, John and Erica
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Karen and Gib
December 17, 2020
Curt had so much to share and did in his many books and with talks on his wide knowledge of local history. He will be greatly missed.