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Nickolas "Nick" Curtis Obituary


I Just wanted to thank all of you that posted on here about my grandfather. I miss him each and every day!!!!! He and my grandmother meant the the world to me!! He was larger than life!!!! He was giving and caring. He was a realist and would tell you how it was. He was and will always be my best friend,my, grandfather and my dad. I miss you so very much!!!!!!! My heart broke when you left me, and

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Posted by: Veronica curtis - Grove Citey, MN - granddaughter   Jul 20, 2013

Continuing a long memory entry:

Officer Curtis told us why the rocket tube would not be a good idea. It would have been a bomb of sorts, which we had already kinda figured out.

Then he asked us where we had gotten the stuff: Stan told him and I realize now that the smart policeman was probably making a mental note to visit the merchant and caution him.

And we stood there for a while, talking, man to man, human to human. Nick

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Posted by: Evan Maxwell - Gardnerville, NV - citizen   Jan 05, 2013

I left Willmar in 1960, at the age of 16, but I have many fond memories of growing up there. One came to mind just the other day, perhaps December 30, the day Nick Curtis left the world after 89 years of serving his community.

I must have been about 14. It was spring, March, toward twilight. I was messing around, as teens are wont to do, in the front yard of a friend, Stan Lucas.

Stan was a brilliant light in

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Posted by: Evan Maxwell - Gardnerville, NV - citizen   Jan 05, 2013

Thanks for keeping us safe.


Posted by: Robert Habben - Homestead   Jan 04, 2013

When I think of your Dad I remember him in his police officer uniform and how proud he was of his profession. I also remember how much my parents thought of your Dad. My Mother, who was the emergency and operating room supervisor at Rice Hospital would often mention how Pete Curtis would bring in the victims of horrific auto accidents. Your Dad is being welcomed by all those he helped here on earth.


Posted by: Marion Osteraas Matsu - Houston, TX - Friend   Jan 02, 2013

Thank you Nick for over 60 years of frindship. I have many fond memories of Nick, and will never forget him. He was so sad after losing his wife and now rhey are together again.


Posted by: Charles Carver - Mercedes, TX - friend   Jan 02, 2013

My family purchased the home I grew up in from the Curtis family in 1969 when I was 5 years old. (12th Street SW). My condolences to the family.


Posted by: Wendy (Kelly) Engstrom - Pennock   Jan 01, 2013

Nick was my Sergeant for the 10 years I was with Willmar, 1969-78. Many stories, much fun, some tears, all good.
RIP Sarge.


Posted by: Carl Sorensen - Partner   Jan 01, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. He was a geat Police officer and wonderful man. vickie


Posted by: Vickie Vigen Tompt - Willmar, MN - Friend of family   Dec 31, 2012