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David Wesley Kurttila

Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 15 Dec 2014 (aged 50)
Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Riverton, Fremont County, Wyoming, USA
Memorial ID 140270274 · View Source
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David Wesley Kurttila, formerly of Riverton, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Hot Springs, S.D. He was 50 years old.

David W. Kurttila was born Aug. 19, 1964, in Minneapolis, Minn., the son of Milt and Judie Kurttila.

He lived in Riverton, Casper, Sheridan, Phoenix, Ariz., Tacoma, Wash., Little Rock, Ark., Nashville, Tenn., and Rapid City, S.D., before retiring to Hot Springs, S.D.

He attended Riverton High School and graduated in 1982.

He served in the U.S. Army Reserve and spent several tours in Iraq during Desert Shield and the second Desert Storm campaign. His family said he was a talented machinist while in the Army. He also built parts for jets at Boeing. He later worked as a carpenter while living in Nashville, Tenn.

He married Lori Hunt and had a son, Jared. They later divorced.

He married Leah Carey after his last tour in Iraq.

His family said he enjoyed working on cars and doing repairs and maintenance in his apartment complex.

He is survived by his wife, Leah; son Jared of Olympia, Wash.; brothers Dennis (Wendy) of Franklin, Tenn., and Danny of Riverton; stepbrother Bob (Verlynn) Anglen of Fort Bridger; stepsister Kim (Cory) Clemetson of Riverton; stepfather Earl (Vickie) Anglen of Riverton; aunts Estelle Rokala of Cokato, Minn., and Mona (Pete) Pankey of Bakersfield, Calif.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents Milt Kurttila and Judie Anglen; brother Doug Kurttila; and grandparents Wayne and Rena Kurttila, Lorraine McIntosh and Wesley Bredemus.

© Davis Funeral December 20, 2014




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