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Obituaries

April 19, 2013

Helen Kurtz

Helen (Heck) Kurtz, 90, of Du Bois, passed away at 6:25 a.m. Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the Washington County Hospital in Nashville.

Helen was a homemaker and an avid quilter. She had quilted for many people. Before her retirement, she worked part time as a cook at St. Charles School and the Du Bois Center. She was a member of the St. Charles Catholic Church in Du Bois and the Catholic Daughters.

She was born Feb. 17, 1923, in Du Bois, the daughter of William E. and Sophie L. (Kreger) Heck.

She was first married to Henry Hoffman on Nov. 27, 1945. He passed away on April 15, 1948. She then married Kenneth Kurtz on Nov. 18, 1950, in Du Bois, and they have shared sixty-two happily married years together.

She is survived by her husband of Du Bois; four children, Joyce Bauza and husband Clarence of Nashville, Donald Hoffman and wife Janice of Ashley, Janet Harris and husband Steven of Tamaroa and Deborah Kramm of Whittington; grandchildren, Kim Gill and husband Larry of Nashville, Kelly Bauza and wife Valerie of Nashville, Jeffrey Harris and wife Angie of Tamaroa, Carmen Coughlin and husband Cass of Chicago, Bill Harris and wife Amy of Tamaroa, Clinton Bauza and wife Stef of Nashville, Chad Hoffman and wife Julie of Kirkwood, Mo., Tiffany Kujawa and husband Jonathon of Tamaroa, Craig Hoffman and friend J.J. of Paducah, Ky., Christopher Bauza and wife Kasey of Ashley, Jennifer Whittington and husband Chris of Mt. Vernon and Traci Kramm and fiancé Matt of Mt. Vernon; and 20 great-grandchildren with one more expected in August. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and the great-grandchildren. They always put a smile on her face. She is also survived by sisters, Evelyn Kostecki of Du Bois and Martha Rulevish of Tamaroa; and one brother, Vernon Heck of Tamaroa. She has many nieces and nephews.

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