Paul William Curfman, 87, of Keokuk, Iowa, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, Iowa.
Paul was born Nov. 21, 1933, in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of Clarence and Marie
Azinger Curfman. He graduated from St. Peter's High School in Keokuk with the Class of 1953. On Nov. 27, 1954, Paul was united in marriage to Wanda Dockum in
St. Patrick, Mo. She preceded him in death on May 23, 2018.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and proudly served his country from 1955 to 1957. Paul was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Patrick, Mo., and the Eagles Club in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
He was employed as a shift supervisor for the Cargill Corn Plant in Cedar Rapids for 30 years before his retirement in 1995.
Paul enjoyed camping, going on cruises, traveling throughout the country, spending winters in Texas and bowling.
He is survived by his children, Diana North (Joe), David Curfman (Christine), Ronald Curfman (Kathy) and Becky Sherbon (John), all of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; 12 grandchildren, Joseph North, Katherine North, David Curfman, Danny Curfman, Laney Curfman, Miranda Ellis, Amber Curfman, Cole Curfman, Carleigh Curfman, Allie Sherbon, Kelsie Sherbon and Seth Sherbon; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Darlene Mondon and Kathleen Keppel (Albert), both of Keokuk; one brother, Donnie Curfman (Carla) of Bolivar, Mo.; brother and sister-in-law, Oren and Lila Dockum of Keokuk
Paul was also preceded in death by his father, Clarence Curfman, in 1969; his mother, Marie Azinger Curfman, in 1972; four brothers, Herman, in 2000, Clarence, in 1999, John, in 1993, and Anthony at birth; and one sister, Theresa at birth.
Graveside services with military rites will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Cemetery, St. Patrick, Mo., with Father Rob Fields officiating. There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to the Great River Medical Center Intensive Care Unit, West Burlington, Iowa.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.vigenmemorialhome.com. Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk, Iowa, is assisting the family with arrangements.