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Fred Lamar Curtis

January 25, 1930 — January 6, 2021

Fred Lamar Curtis, 90, of Syracuse, IN passed away at 3:48 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at his home. He was born on January 25, 1930 in Nappanee, IN to Aura & Hazel (Stouder) Curtis.

He graduated from Nappanee High School was a United States Army veteran, and was a lifetime Nappanee / Syracuse area resident. He was married on March 26, 1983 in South Bend, IN to Eva E. (Habler) Skelton who survives and was the former owner / operator of Curtis TV & Appliance in Nappanee for over 50 years.

He was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Syracuse and formerly attended Church of the Brethren in Nappanee.

He is survived by:

Wife – Eva Curtis of Syracuse

Daughter – Kellie (Brian) Curtis - Malone of Granger

2 Sons – Barton (Sara) Curtis of Warsaw & Christopher Curtis of Osceola

13 Grand and several Gt. Grandchildren

Stepdaughter – Michele (Jonathan) Mishler of Syracuse

2 Stepsons – Mark Skelton of Pennsylvania and Robert Skelton of Bristol

He was preceded in death by his parents, son – Darin Curtis, and 2 brothers – Dan & Ken Curtis.

Visitation will be from 2:00 – 4:00 & 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 11, 2021 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in the funeral home with Pastor David Henry officiating. Cremation will follow at Cremation s Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN.

Preferred memorials may be given to the Calvary United Methodist Church, 801 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN 46567.

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Monday, January 11, 2021

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

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Monday, January 11, 2021

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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