Walter Kurz (March 27, 1937 - February 06, 2023)

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Walter Kurz
  • March 27, 1937
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  • February 06, 2023

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Walter “Wally” E. Kurz, 85, of The Villages, Florida, formerly of Marblehead, MA., passed away on Feb. 6, 2023. Born to German immigrants William and Maria (Laupheimer) Kurz, Wally, grew up in Philadelphia, PA. and graduated from Cheltenham High School in 1956. He went on to Keystone Junior College and Penn State University where he earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering. While there, he made the Dean’s list and was a member of the ME Honor Society. Upon graduation he joined the General Electric Company as a manufacturing engineer. He held many positions in Engineering, Marketing and Manufacturing at GE and after 30 plus years, he retired from the Aircraft Engine Division as Manager of Advanced Technology. Wally was a dedicated distance runner. He ran cross country in high school and college followed by hundreds of road races from the 5K’s to marathons including the Boston. He was also an avid bicyclist, motorcycle rider, sailor and golfer. He leaves his loving companion Margaret “Peg” Casey; his daughter, Stephanie Cunningham and three lovely grandchildren, Julia, Jake and William; and his ex-spouse Pauline Kurz. He was predeceased by his parents and brother, William G. Kurz. A Celebration of His Life will be held on The Villages at a later date, to be announced. CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE IN HONOR OF WALTER “WALLY” KURZ
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  1. Laupheimer Günter says:
    26 Aug 2023
    Mit tiefer Trauer haben wir vom Tode unseres lieben Vetters Walter erfahren. Wir haben einen wunderbaren Schriftverkehr in den
    letzten 20 Jahren miteinander gehabt. Walter wird uns fehlen.
    Unser Mitgefühl gilt den Hinterbliebenen, Lebensgefährtin, der Tochter Stefanie sowie deren Kinder.
    Günter Laupheimer
    Alpenblick 11
    88348 Bad Saulgau/Deutschland
    26. August 2023

  2. roger Perham says:
    11 Feb 2023
    Enjoyed the competition with Wally. He was 10 years older but still finished ahead of me in the races.

  3. Mario fagone says:
    11 Feb 2023
    A true gentleman and champion.
    Truely missed by me and those who know him.
    A true atlete above the rim

  4. Douglas Harris says:
    10 Feb 2023
    Wally was a dear friend. A fellow motorcyclist and bicyclist too. We shared many good times and lots of laughs together. I shall miss him immensely. RIP my good friend.

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