Posted: Wednesday, Oct 10th, 2012
ASHTON — Oliver F. Kurth, 87, of Ashton, passed away Oct. 6, 2012 at home.
Oliver was born June 29, 1925 in Ashton, son of Fred and Minnie (Mall) Kurth. He married Geraldine Brackman on Feb. 18, 1956.
Oliver was a lifelong farmer, a veteran of WW II 9th Air Force serving England, France and Germany from 1943 - 1945, a member of Franklin Grove Historical Society and Ashton United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine, of Ashton; son, Kevin Kurth of Ashton; daughter, Jill Kurth of Rockford; and an Uncle to many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by one brother, Ralph; and sister, Alice Greenfield.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11 in Ashton Cemetery with Pastor Sang Hun Han officiating. Coulon-Lyons Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, 815-562-6872 and 815-453-2441, assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.coulon-lyonsfamilyfh.com.
Memorials may be made to Ashton United Methodist Church.