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Dr. William C. Kurth


Dr. William C. Kurth, 86, of Decorah, Iowa, died from complications of Parkinson's disease on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Decorah with the Rev. Chad Huebner officiating. Private family burial will be in Phelps Cemetery in the spring.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, one hour before the service at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
He was a professor of classics at Luther College for 31 years.
Online condolences may be made at www.fjelstul.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to Parkinson Research Foundation, 5969 Cattleridge Blvd., Suite 100, Sarasota, FL 34232 (parkinsonhope.org/); Luther College, c/o Development Office, 700 College Dr., Decorah, IA 52101; or Commonweal Theatre Company, 208 Parkway Ave. N, Lanesboro, MN 55949.
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