CAPE GIRARDEAU - Charles R. Curtner, 83, formerly of Sikeston and Jackson, died Sept. 22, 2004, at the Lutheran Home.
Born Nov. 27, 1920, in Sikeston to the late Clarence and Edith Shafer Curtner, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean conflict. A farmer, he also worked for the Missouri State Highway Department.
On July 25, 1940, in Charleston he married Reva Noyes, who survives of Sikeston.
Also surviving are: two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Arlene Curtner of West Seneca, N.Y., and Gary and Jeannie Curtner of Corryton, Tenn.; four daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and David Summers and Janet and Chuck Miller of Cape Girardeau, Carolyn and Danny Arwood of Sevierville, Tenn., and Julie and Don Hupp of Benton; two brothers, Larry Curtner of Sikeston and Don Curtner of Taylorville, Ill.; one sister, Glenda Ables of Rogersville; and 24 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Michael Curtner, four brothers and three sisters.
Visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel until time for the memorial service at 3 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Amos Johnson of East Prairie will officiate.
Burial will follow at a later date in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.