OBITUARY

Floyd E. Curtland

January 29, 1933March 11, 2018
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Floyd E. Curtland, age 85, of Angola, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly at his home, on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

He was born on January 29, 1933 in Garrett, Indiana, the son of Elvester “Al” and Ruth (Wells) Curtland, they preceded him in death.

Floyd graduated from Flint High School. He served our Country in the US Army during the Korean War, and was a member of the Orland American Legion Post # 423.

He married Rosalie Ann Pepple on October 25, 1958, in Avilla, Indiana, they were married for 59 years.

Floyd worked for many years at No-Sag Spring in Kendallville, Indiana, and served as plant manager.

He spent most of his life as a farmer. He was a hardworking man, and enjoyed putting in a full day of work right up to the day of his passing. One of his favorite projects was the Stoney Ridge Development, and he enjoyed being outdoors, and working with the dirt and rocks. He loved his family, and was a very good husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Survivors include his wife, Rosalie Curtland of Angola, Indiana, six children, Susan (Mike) Meeks of Angola, Indiana, Dean (Sue) Curtland of Hobe Sound, Florida, Marc (Mary) Curtland of Zionsville, Indiana, Lori (David) Henion of Angola, Indiana, Steve (Cara) Curtland of VanCouver, Washington, and Stan Curtland of Fremont, Indiana, twelve grandchildren, Adam (Tabitha) Meeks, Amy (Mark) Rekeweg, Ben Curtland, Chris Curtland, Alex Curtland, Mitch Curtland, Kenneth (Katie) Henion, Kara (Ron) Aldrich, Alexis Curtland, Cody Curtland, Eric Curtland, and Andrew Curtland, eight great-grandchildren, Terry Henion, Karson Meeks, Carter Meeks, Kalvin Meeks, Connor Rekeweg, William Rekeweg, Jeffrey O’Neil, and Logan Henion, five sisters, Vera DeLancey of Angola, Indiana, Viola Friend of Orland, Indiana, Lorraine Hoard of Bronson, Michigan, Irene Wisel of Fremont, Indiana, and Louise Porter of Angola, Indiana, and two brothers, Ray Curtland, and Rick Curtland both of Angola, Indiana.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont, Indiana.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 am Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont, Indiana.

Burial will follow services at Jamestown Cemetery, Fremont, Indiana, with Military Honors conducted by members of the Orland American Legion Post # 423.

Memorial donations in Mr. Curtland’s honor may be made to the donor’s choice.

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Services

  • Afternoon Visitation Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • Evening Visitation Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 14, 2018
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Floyd E. Curtland

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Cortney Horstman

March 14, 2018

To the friends & family of Floyd...

What a fantastic man to be around. He taught me how to care for piglets. Then stay safe amongst the bulls.
I never want to pick rocks from the fields again ; probably why I haven't married. (Kidding )

I am sorry for everyone's loss, but very happy for my limited time with him & his family.

Keith and Patti Shrewsburg

March 13, 2018

Rosie and family we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Floyd will be greatly missed. He always had a smile and a wave when he passsed by driving his big loader.

Fred Koehlinger

March 13, 2018

Rosie , To you and your family so sorry for your loss.
I always really enjoyed talking with Floyd. He always had an interesting story to tell .
He will be missed !!!

Jayne Lantz

March 13, 2018

Floyd and Rosie what a couple! Always together spending quality time. Floyd always had an interesting story to tell. We really enjoyed talking to Floyd seemed always pleased to see people. He was a pillar of Nevada anyone needed anything, Floyd was the first one to show up and offer help. He was there for my mother when she needed extra help. What a great man

Scott Lantz

March 13, 2018

Rosie, our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Floyd will be greatly missed. He helped us with so many projects and we enjoyed spending time with him. Scott and Karen Lantz

Terry and Linda Speelman

March 13, 2018

We are so sorry hear of Floyd’s passing. I will miss seeing him around Stoney Ridge. I always enjoyed the chats we had when he’d be driving by. Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family.

Douglas Harper

March 13, 2018

Floyd will be greatly greatly missed by me and our staff.
I shared many laughs and learn much from him.
He was man with many talents but very humble. I learn from his actions on dealing with people and how to be a forgiving people in any situation.
He had a passion for life and enjoyed every minute. I'm a better man, father and husband to know him and learn from his beliefs.

We have a saying around our office for the past 2 years THE WORLD NEED MORE FLOYDS.

Douglas Harper, Family & Staff
SUPERIOR DREDGE.

Steve & Kathy Levendoski

March 13, 2018

Rosie & family, So sorry to hear about Floyd's passing. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Floyd was a great person and helpful neighbor. And his great sense of humor will be deeply missed. We regret we cannot make it to his funeral. Take care Rosie, we will stop by in April.

Kevin Workman

March 13, 2018

Stan & Steve, and family, my deepest sympathies for your loss. You will all be in my prayers.

Joyce Rockwell

March 12, 2018

My heartfelt sympathy to Rose and family. Have had alot of laughs with Floyd!!! He was always so nice to me. He will be missed.