Obituary: David Lawrence Kurtak | SkyHiNews.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Obituary: David Lawrence Kurtak

David Lawrence Kurtak, 79, passed away on April 3, 2015. Born at home on his parent’s farm in Snowden, Pa., Dave became a pilot, served in special forces, and landed on aircraft carriers while serving in the Navy as a young man. He studied electronics and electrical engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, started his own consulting company for the aluminum industry, and traveled the world throughout his life.

He and wife, Anne, moved to Colorado in the late ’60s. They raised their three girls in Grand Lake and later Silver Creek. Dave loved skiing, fishing, splitting wood, football, dogs, gambling, his potato patch, his work, and resting in the sun.

He is survived by his wife Anne Kurtak, daughters Karen of Idledale, Elizabeth and Lara of Fraser, sister Mary Ellen and brother Joseph.

A funeral service will be held at Ft. Logan Cemetery on April 24 at 3 p.m. Reception to follow.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

The Sky-Hi News strives to deliver powerful stories that spark emotion and focus on the place we live.

Over the past year, contributions from readers like you helped to fund some of our most important reporting, including coverage of the East Troublesome Fire.

If you value local journalism, consider making a contribution to our newsroom in support of the work we do.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User